Bullying, Cyberbullying and Mental Health.

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Bullying can have a devastating effect on mental health. People that already have mental issues or a condition that makes them ultrasensitive like Aspergers can sustain lasting damage from it. The pain of childhood bullying can follow a person well into adulthood. It can cause them to become introverted and affect their ability to perform with society and in the work place. It isn’t just kids teasing. Some of it is bordering on criminal behavior and unlike in the past the victim cannot escape. It is done everywhere. Social media while being a positive force also makes it possible for a person to be bullied 24/7. Never escaping. Imagine for a moment you are the victim. Every waking moment someone is tearing you down. Shredding your self esteem. With social media it can become like a witch hunt with keyboard warriors joining in the attack.

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