Other effects:

Loss in appetite

Bullying can also affect someone's appetite [1] and can lead to an eating disorder in some cases [2, 3].


[1] Wolke, D., Woods, S., Bloomfield, L., & Karstadt, L. (2001). Bullying involvement in primary school and common health problems. Arch Dis Child, 85, 197-201.

[2] George, M. (2013). Bullying increasingly listed as responsible for eating disorders. British Journal of Schooi Nursing, 8 (1).

[3] Kaltiala-Heino, R., Rimpelä, M., Rantanen, P., & Rimpelä, A. (2000). Bullying at school—an indicator of adolescents at risk for mental disorders. Journal of Adolescence, 23 (6), 661-674.


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