Effects of bullying

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF BULLYING?

  • stress
  • reduced ability to concentrate
  • lack of motivation and energy
  • poor or deteriorating school work
  • anxiety about going to school
  • loss of confidence and self-esteem
  • lack of appetite or ‘comfort eating’
  • depression
  • aggressive eruptions/tantrums
  • withdrawn, unhappy demeanour
  • a feeling of isolation, betrayal and hopelessness
  • development of nervous ‘tics’, stammering or stuttering
  • problems with sleeping; bedwetting; nightmares
  • headaches, stomach and bowel disorders
  • indications of alcohol, drug or substance abuse
  • attempted suicide
  • inability to attend school, panic attacks

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