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Please post your response to the following: Does bullying qualify as a national crisis? Why or why not? What effects might bullying  have on its victims? (10 points) Bullying started from the very beginning of the education systems and is becoming more common everyday in society.  It occurs in  many different forms from physical to verbal abuse.  We’ve all heard the line “sticks and stones may break my bones but words  will never hurt me”.  That saying cannot be more wrong for it is the emotional abuse that seems to hurt victims the worst.  Bullying  is highly caused by appearance and social status.  Our materialistic society has become so focused on the two that it has been 
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Unformatted text preview: passed on and recognized by our children. Bullying has many negative effects on its victims such as decreasing school performance, self-esteem, and health problems. Mental problems may emerge such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and stress. On the other end, the bullies’ aggressiveness is risky because their behavior most likely will persist into adulthood. It is important that schools and parents educate children on confronting and solving bullying situations. It is a cruel and relentless behavior that must be put to an end....
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2011 for the course PSYCH 300065 taught by Professor Juan during the Spring '10 term at Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria.

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