By Lauren Singarella and Lauren De Paulis
The Different Types of Bullying
- PHYSICAL: Which is hitting, shoving, pushing and other kinds of ways of hurting people.
- VERBAL: Which is name calling, teasing etc...
- NON-VERBAL: Using body language to make people feel bad.
- CYBER BULLYING: When a digital device is used to make someone feel uncomfortable or unaccepted. This can be a verbal type of bullying.
- PREJUDICIAL: When someone picks on people for their differences. This can be a verbal, non verbal or physical form of bullying.
- SEXUAL: Physical offences towards others in an inappropriate way. This can be a physical, verbal or non verbal form of bullying.
- RELATIONAL/SOCIAL: Is an emotional bullying when people can be excluded or left out. This can be a verbal or non verbal form of bullying.
effects of bullying on an adolescents physical, social and mental health.
Firstly it can affect their physical health because the person being bullied can start hurting themselves or even trying to hurt someone else. It could effect the teen’s mental health by them getting depressed to even drug use. Furthermore this can affect the person further in life. Lastly social health were teens could be violent towards their classmates to get revenge, whether they will physically hit them or call them names.
Strategies for coping with Bullying
- Walk away from the bully, otherwise they feel as though they have control over you. Therefore, if you walk away they won't feel as thought they have control over your emotions.
- Tell someone, whether it is a school councilor, teacher or trusted adult.
- Repeat if necessary.