Bullying in Schools
SP180: Principles of Public Speaking
July 16, 2017
What bullying entails, Bulling is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school age children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, overtime. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious lasting problems.
Bullying can affect everyone from those who are bullied to those who bully and even those who witness bullying. Bullying is linked to many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide. It is important to talk to kids to determine whether bullying or something else is a concern. Kids who are bullied are more likely to experience the following depression and anxiety, increased feelings of sadness and loneliness, changes in sleep and eating patterns, and loss of interest in activities they use to enjoy. These issues may persist into adulthood. They may also have health complaints. Last, decreased academic achievements, GPA and standardized test scores, and school participation. They are more likely to miss, skip, or drop out of school. A very small number of bully’s children might retaliate through extremely violent measures. in 12 or 15 school shooting cases in the 1990’s, the shooters have a history of being bullies. In the other hand kids who bully others can also engage in violet and other risky behaviors into adulthood. They are more likely to abuse alcohol and other drugs in adolescences and as adults, getting into fights, vandalize property, and drop out of school, they engage in early sexual activity, have criminal convictions and traffic citations as adults, also may be abusive toward their romantic partners, spouses, or children according to www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/effects .
You are probably asking yourself who is likely to be bullied? Well according to www. Eschooltoday.com some people are easily picked on by bullies. Research shows that one out of every four school kids experience regular bullying of one type or another. People my pick on because of their size, too big, too thin, too short, too tall, special needs, people who have no friends, if they had an embarrassing...