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The effects of bullying

Research from the Anti Bullying Centre at Trinity College Dublin


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The Anti Bullying Centre at Trinity College Dublin conducts research on all aspects on bullying. As part of their research, they have recently identified the most common effects of bullying.

These effects include

Stress
Reduced ability to concentrate
Lack of motivation or energy
Poor or deteriorating school work
Anxiety about going to school
Loss of confidence and self-esteem
Lack of appetite/comfort eating
Alcohol, drug or substance abuse
Aggressive behaviour
Depression
Problems with sleeping: nightmares, bedwetting, sweats
Stomach & bowel disorders
Panic attacks
Nervous breakdown
Attempted suicide

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Published February 27th, 2013
Last updated March 28th, 2017
Tags bullying stress depression
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