Other effects:

Sleep problems

Bullying and witnessing bullying can lead to sleep more problems when compared to those who are not being bullied or those who have not witnessed bullying [1, 2].


Anxiety, which has also been found to be an effect of bullying (Click Here for more information) can also lead to lead to sleep loss [3].


References on this page:

[1] Hansen, Å. M., Hogh, A., Garde, A. H., & Persson, R. (2013). Workplace bullying and sleep difficulties: a 2-year follow-up study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health.

[2] Due, P., Holstein, B. E., Lynch, J., Diderichsen, F., Gabhain, S. N., Scheidt, P., and The Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Bully. (2005). Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries. European Journal of Public Health, 15 (2), 128-132.

[3] Hansen, B. H., Skirbekk, B., Oerbeck, B., Wentzel-Larsen, T., & Kristensen, H. (2013). Persistence of Sleep Problems in Children with Anxiety. Child Psychiatry, 44 (2), 290-304.


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