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Synonyms for bully

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Synonyms for bully

one who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people

to domineer or drive into compliance by the use of as threats or force, for example

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Synonyms for bully

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The issue, another academician Nosheen Rauf advised, should be handled subtly,involving both the bully and the bullied children.
If any one bullies during school hours, the way out is to tell an adult or teacher to stick up for the kid being bullied and tell the bully to stop," she said.
Although it has been impossible to create an accurate and consistent profile of a bullied victim, experts agree that there are some common characteristics they share.
Moreover, children with HI are more vulnerable to being bullied at homes, playgrounds and in public places primarily due to communication gap.13 It was the first study conducted in Gujrat to explore the occurrence of bullying victimisation and its relationship with psychosomatic problems of hearing impairment.
The 1999 Columbine High School killers, similar to an undergraduate student who killed victims at Virginia Polytech in 2007, had been bullied in school.
The good news is we can and should standup whether we are being bullied or watching bullying happen.
In terms of victimisation, 8.4% of students reported being victimised at least 'once a week', 8.5% reported being bullied by others 'sometimes' and 24.2% reported being bullied by others 'once or twice'.
Around 10.1% of frequently bullied teenagers experienced depression for more than two years, compared with 4.1% from the non-bullied group.
If you are being bullied it's important to remember that the bully's behaviour is a reflection of them, not you.
Studies have shown that students who are bullied can experience depression, anxiety and fear, isolation, absenteeism, lower academic performance, and retaliation tendencies (Quiroz, Arnette, & Stephens, 2008; Willard, 2006).
Los Angeles, CA, October 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by.
The guidelines include two flowcharts--Am I being bullied? and What can I do about being bullied?