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Mikayla Moore

on 15 May 2014

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Transcript of bullying

Why BULLYING Should Be Stopped.
By Mikayla Moore
Period 3- English

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.

It leads to the victims committing suicide, experiencing depression, and performing poorly academically. Adult apathy about bullying is the main problem bullying is continuing. Adults should take more action to end bullying.
The definition of Depression
The Definition of Bullying
Physical Violence
Spreading rumors
Excluding from a group
30% of bullying causes depression
An easy first step is to call the child’s pediatrician, either for a checkup or a referral to a mental health provider
How to help with depression
Depression is severe despondency and dejection, typically felt over a period of time and accompanied by feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy
Types of bullying
Medication and guidance by adults can help improve victim’s present state of depression.
Mind if a person who is being bullied
Facts about Depression.
Adolescents all over the country have been asked questions about what cause their depression.
For the victims of bullying they suffer fromemotional and physical problems
Definition of Suicide
The act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally
Facts about Suicide
3rd leading cause of deathfor 15-to-24 year olds
25 attempts are made for every completed teen suicide
Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide rather than nonvictim
Facts about bullying
Adults not caring is the reason bullying continues
90% of those who die by suicide had a diagnosable mental illness at the time of death.
10% of the people who attempt suicide will go on to complete and die by suicide.
80% of those who die by suicide have made a previous attempt.
Recent studies about suicidal teens
Definition of a person who has poor academics
one who fails to attain a set standard performance in a given task
Facts about Poor Academics and school attendance
For a student bullying create a atmosphere of fear, lowers self esteem, and causes stress
Bullying in school causes a victim to have lower grades and standardized tests scores than a nonvictim
Bullying leads to the victim not want to come to school or avoid it altogther
Ways bullying can be stopped
Join programs at school

Practice getting along with people

Stay positive

Stand up for others who are being bullied

Tell an adult
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