Bullying And The Overall Effect

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Bethany Membreno Mrs. Daniels English III-Dual Credit/ ENGL.1302 5 May 2015 Bullying and the Overall Effect Many students go to school and may be bullied. In fact bullying does not only occur in school but it can occur almost anywhere at any time. Now a days, bullying is not only expressed by human contact or face to face, because the media is advancing it also has made bullying much easier now. We may see more people being bullied in any type of social media. Because of this bullying can be expressed through many forms causing the victim to have physical and emotional damage which is reflected in their overall behavior. First of all one may ask what is bullying? Well, according to American Psychological Association, “Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort” (American Psychological Association). Packers Center’s Kids Against Bullying defines bullying as “Bullying is when someone is hurt either by words or actions, feels bad because of it, and has a hard time stopping what is happening to them” (Packers Center 's Kids Agains Bullying ).The definition of bullying has changed over the past years and they may not be the same definition because it depends on the person. One person may describe bullying as someone who is being cruel and mean while another person may describe bullying as someone who does not like them. All in all a bullying is known as an aggressive behavior with
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