why bullying

by Damian Wennesheimer

What is Bullying?

Bullying is when a person hurts or harms a person in a physical or emotinal way. Bullying comes in 3 different ways. Bullying comes in verbal,cyber,and physical bullying. Each one can hurt children. Over the past ten years, bullying has increased. Some feel that bullying is just a part of a kid's childhood. However, bullying should not be a part of a kid's childhood and has many damaging effects.
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Bullying causes issues in school .

. In StopBullying.gov, they found that bullying caused poor grades, GPA's went down and so did standard test scores

. The site also said that students are more likely to miss, skip or drop out of school

. Even a small amount of bullied children retaliate through extreme measure. For example, 12 of 15 of school shotting cases in the 1990's, shooters had a past of being bullyied.

Bullying cause mental issues in kids.

  • In Education.com, they stated that kids have depression after getting or being bullied

  • They also said, kids have suicidal thoughts or even will take their own lives

  • For example, Kamerson Jacobsen took his own life when being cyber bullyed by his classmates.

  • Seth Walsh took his life after admitting that he was gay because the kids tormented him.

Schools should have stricter rules for bullying because bullying could lead to PTSD.

  • Studies show that severe cases of bullying can lead to P.T.S.D. P.T.S.D stands for Post dramatic stress distorter
  • A Norwegian study found 33% of kids who got bullied have showed symptoms of P.T.S.D
  • A study showed that girls show symptoms of P.T.S.D before boys. They also found that the worst symptoms were a small group of kids who got bullied and were the bully
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