Suicide: Bullying and physically Harmful Bullying Essay

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Bullying, and Depression may lead to Suicide

Bullying is a form of Aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect other, particularly when the behavior is habitual and in involves an imbalance of power. It can include verbal harassment, physical assault or coercion and may be directly
repeatedly towards particular victims, perhaps on grounds of race, religion, gender , sexuality or ability. The imbalance of power may be social power and/ or physical power. The victim of bullying is sometimes referred to as (target) is exposed repeatedly to negative actions on the part of one or more other students.

Bullying can be:
Bullying can be:
Characteristics of a bully
High self-esteem
May be popular
More likely to engage in other problem behaviors later in life, such as criminal activity or alcohol or other drug abuse
Abused individuals
A person suffering problems at home
Characteristics of Victims
Quite, anxious & insecure
Tend to normalize and no longer are victims upon entering adulthood, through they may have continued lower self-esteem and more prone to depression

Reactive, clumsy, impulsive, irritating
Attempt to fight or answer back when attacked, but not effectively
Often hyperactive, have difficulty concentrating and act in ways that irritate others

Bullying is also recognized as a major public health problem in The Western world, and it appears to have devastating consequences
We hope to illuminate how common and hurtful, how psychological toxic, as well as potentially physically harmful Bullying is-to the “victim,” the bystander,” and, yes, in some ways, to the bullies themselves. Pg.167

How does bullying affect Mental Health?
Both the obvious and insidious nature of bullying connects involvement in bullying to mental health or daily