The Effects Of Bullying On Children 's Presentation On Bullying

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Following Group one’s presentation on bullying, this paper will look further into the outcomes of bullying. The group, as well as all three of my article mentioned depression, anxiety, and loneliness as the main outcomes of bullying, whether that is short term or long (Group one, personal communications, November 18, 2015; Bannink, Broeren, van de Looij – Jansen, de Waart, & Raat, 2014; Gruber & Fineran, 2008; van der Wal, de Wit, & Hirasing, 2003). These outcomes are present for both genders, but are often more common for girls than boys although it depends on the type of bullying occurring. As will be discussed, direct, indirect, and cyber bullying have different effects on girls as well as sexual harassment. Direct bullying, or traditional bullying occurs more often to boys, but it does occur to girls as well. Typically more girls will report bullying than boys and will have more severe health problems as a result (Gruber & Fineran, 2008). Traditional bullying increases the risk of girls developing mental health problems as well as feelings of loneliness, anxiety and suicide (Bannink, Broeren, van de Looij – Jansen, de Waart, & Raat, 2014; Gruber & Fineran, 2008; van der Wal, de Wit, & Hirasing, 2003). Girls may report the incidents more often because young men may believe physical violence is the nature of men and acceptable whereas girls do not hold that same ideology (van der Wal, de Wit, & Hirasing, 2003). The impact of traditional bullying has also been proven to

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