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bully

A person who uses physical or psychological means or force to get his or her way, esp. by intimidating or hurting others who may be smaller or weaker.
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The issue, another academician Nosheen Rauf advised, should be handled subtly,involving both the bully and the bullied children.
How to tackle psychological impacts on students who are bullied
School authorities, in turn, must create an environment where it will be easy for the bullied or the bystander to report what is happening.
Although it has been impossible to create an accurate and consistent profile of a bullied victim, experts agree that there are some common characteristics they share.
Results showed that there was a positive significant correlation between child bullying and health problems which means that children who are bullied also experience more health problems compared to non-bullied children.
But nearly 20 percent of bullies, more than 23 percent of victims, and more than 30 percent of those identified as both bullies and bullied ended up with mental issues that needed treatment later in life, the researchers found.
15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were digitally bullied in the past year.
While more than 16,000 children are absent from school at anyone time because of bullying, more than half of six to 15-year-olds don't know how to get help if they're being bullied.
5% reported being bullied by others 'sometimes' and 24.
1% of frequently bullied teenagers experienced depression for more than two years, compared with 4.
If you are being bullied it's important to remember that the bully's behaviour is a reflection of them, not you.
com)-- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by.