Bullying in early Teen Years


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How common is bullying in early childhood? Studies that quantify how many children are bullies, victims, or bullying victims are rare. Data from one study of children’s experience with violence showed that 20.4% of children ages 2-5 had experienced physical bullying in their lifetime and 14.6% had been teased (verbally bullied). Researchers who followed 662 youth for a decade starting when they were between 12 and 19 years old found that both physical and emotional bullying was linked with difficulties such as headache.

The National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence found that 20.4 percent of children ages 2-5 had experienced physical bullying in their lifetime and 14.6 percent had been teased (verbally bullied). Bullying During Preteens and Teens Bullying peaks during these years-especially during the tween years-and is also the most vicious. Average middle school student experiences at least one verbal harassment per day.

Though adults big concerns generally regard cyberbullying, research shows that most bullying starts face to face. StopBullying.gov defines “bullying” as unwanted, aggressive behavior in which a child or teen uses a real or perceived power imbalance, such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity, to control or harm other kids. It can include anything from spreading rumors to name-calling to physical aggression. A meta-analysis of 80 studies analyzing bullying involvement rates (for both bullying others and being bullied) for 12-18 year old students reported a mean prevalence rate of 35% for traditional bullying involvement and 15% for cyberbullying involvement (Modecki, Minchin, Harbaugh, Guerra, & Runions, 2014). Studies of childhood bullying with long-term follow-ups from the early school years through adulthood are lacking, Sourander said. medical treatment as a teen.

In some ways, you could argue that things may be getting better when it comes to how children handle the bullying cycle when it comes to bullying then vs bullying now. Schools today seem to be at least trying to get better at early intervention to prevent bullying and parents are now paying closer attention now than they ever did to the issue. In fact, it is one of the most basic of all human experiences. And yet many girls, from a very early age, are bombarded with the message that anger = bad. Young girls face enormous social pressure.

Nearly 1 in 5 students (21%) report being bullied during the school year, impacting over 5 million youth annually (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2018) Youth who are bullied are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, lower academic achievement, and dropping out of school (CDC, 2018).

List of related literature:

Bullying seems to peak from the eighth to tenth grades (approximate ages 14 to 17 years).

“The Nature of School Bullying: A Cross-national Perspective” by Peter K. Smith, Richard Catalano, Josine JOSINE JUNGER-TAS, Philip PHILIP SLEE, Yohji MORITA, D. A. N. OLWEUS
from The Nature of School Bullying: A Cross-national Perspective
by Peter K. Smith, Richard Catalano, et. al.
Routledge, 1999

As a result of cyberbullying, it is plausible that many children find themselves unable to escape bullying by their peers, even within their own homes.

“Trauma: Contemporary Directions in Theory, Practice, and Research” by Shoshana Ringel, Jerrold R. Brandell
from Trauma: Contemporary Directions in Theory, Practice, and Research
by Shoshana Ringel, Jerrold R. Brandell
SAGE Publications, 2011

Over 75% of adolescents report having been bullied, with most stating it had a negative impact on them, including loss of friends, isolation, and discouragement (Espelage, Bosworth, & Simon, 2000).

“Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling” by Linda Seligman
from Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling
by Linda Seligman
Springer US, 2004

As previously noted, it used to be that seeing a physically large child manhandling a smaller classmate was a pretty obvious indication of bullying.

“Bullying and Cyberbullying: What Every Educator Needs to Know” by Elizabeth Kandel Englander
from Bullying and Cyberbullying: What Every Educator Needs to Know
by Elizabeth Kandel Englander
Harvard Education Press, 2013

Children who are bullied at school or at home by older siblings often have low self-esteem and self-worth, they may begin to believe their attackers and feel worthless.

“BTEC National Early Years” by Penny Tassoni
from BTEC National Early Years
by Penny Tassoni
Pearson Publ Oxford Heinemann, 2006

Although bullying can occur in any setting, it most often occurs at school where supervision is minimal but peers are present to witness the attack, such as playgrounds, hallways, bathrooms, or school buses (Carter & Wilson, 2015).

“Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

Bullying tends to thrive anywhere in a school or a community where adults are not present or are not vigilant.

“Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age” by Robin M. Kowalski, Susan P. Limber, Patricia W. Agatston
from Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
by Robin M. Kowalski, Susan P. Limber, Patricia W. Agatston
Wiley, 2012

Bullying varies in different developmental stages, and we should acknowledge that it is not always obvious.

“Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice” by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Law and Justice, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Committee on the Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention, Suzanne Le Menestrel, Frederick Rivara
from Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice
by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division, et. al.
National Academies Press, 2016

In 2005, about 28 percent of students aged twelve to eighteen said they’d been bullied at school (from being made fun of or excluded to being pushed, tripped or spat on) at least once in the past six months.

“Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do” by Lawrence Kutner, Cheryl Olson
from Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do
by Lawrence Kutner, Cheryl Olson
Simon & Schuster, 2008

With the advent of the Internet and text messaging, however, adolescent bullying has taken on a different mode of attack.

“Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences” by Harold O. Kiess, Bonnie A. Green
from Statistical Concepts for the Behavioral Sciences
by Harold O. Kiess, Bonnie A. Green
Cambridge University Press, 2019

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  • bully: bullies the quiet kid.
    the quiet kid: slowly reaches his bag and pulls out his gun

    this is a true story that happened in my school nd i dont blame the quiet kid i blame the bully.

  • Little Boy: “Are you an angel?”
    Girl: “what?”
    Little Boy: “My mom told me those who have marked wrists are angels.”
    Girl: “I’m not an angel.”
    Little boy: “Ofcourse you are! Mom said only angels hurt themselves because they don’t like the life on earth. The world is destroying them so they try to return to heaven again. They are too sensitive to pain of others and their own.”
    Girl: “You know your mom is very wise.”
    Little Boy: “Thank you. She is also an angel, but she already returned home.”

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  • It does break my heart that the parents feel like they’re at fault. They did not cause this, and they’ve been doing so much to try to help fix the problem.

  • I work with at risk male youth in Texas at an RTC and have come across some cases of sexual assault against family members. It isn’t common or easy to handle. I can understand how they probably feel and it is not an easy road for a family to take but they are handling it right and that deserves praise. Blessings and prayers.

  • teens and kids should not be bullied because it’s not fly and will always getting hurt somehow we all see different like the people who are being bullied we just feel like one not like what useless and nobody would ever talk to her so it like I said be a friend but the bully us they see it as a different way they see how weakness and they want to make anybody see that one nothing to make them not ifonts you don’t like it none of us do

  • Why are these people so racist. I’m glad I don’t know them in real life. I hope people like this are removed from the game. I’ll be friends with anyone even if they are a different skin color, but if they act like dweebs and people that play cod and still live in their mothers basements I won’t be friends with them.

  • I’m pretty sure the girl in the red beanie didn’t know Amanda’s backstory. She probably thought that Amanda committed suicide to become internet famous.

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  • I cried while watching it she didn’t deserve to be bullied what the heck were people thinking she’s a pretty girl I can’t believe people would do that to her if I lived in her town and I went back in time I would probably save her from all those jerks

  • if I knew her I would never leave her side she doesn’t deserve it the ppl who hate on her deserve to go to jail


  • High school was the best time of my life. Seriously. We didn’t know anything about bullying nobody picked on anyone. it was great.

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  • This is rlly hard to watch I can barely watch this anymore I feel extremely bad for people who has to go through this and they shouldn’t deserve.

  • I was bullied at my old School but i told someone and they didnt believe me at first but the thing that kept me going was everyone that did care about me my 3 bffs and my parents my brother was murdered 3 years ago. That was hard I miss him A lot. oh yeah one day the person that didnt believe me finally did,

  • ” every one that bullied was bullied in a point, they think its the right thing to stop the bullying to them. Bullying leads to consequences like suicide. If bullying doesn’t stop then what will happen? The bullies will be put into jail, if one of the bullies made to much suicide they probably will be in their then longer, bullying is bad, stand, up, tell a trusted adult, don’t let bullying take over. STOP BULLYING RIGHT NOW BEFORE ITS TO LATE!!!!! “

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  • My cousin was bullied and she tried to kill herself. This hit hard. If ur bullying anyone please stop! ITS NOT CUTE NOR FUN. Bullying is not something to joke around it’s a murderer.

  • I’m glad he is where he is. Very sad. Seems like a loving family. I’m glad that they are talking about this. I truly believe there are some children that are just born this way. Not always a reflection of parenting. My heart goes out to these guys. May they find peace and may their boy get help.

  • realy? i understand that these teens feel sorry for the girl i do to but the people who failed this girl is her parents. they should have monitored here internet use and should have seen this crap coming. you cant stop people from being assholes but here parents could have monitored her email messages and prevented it from going so far. with al the crap going on in the world today no one can blame a parent for reading there kids messages. better safe than sorry

  • i don’t understand when a child is bullied why other children, who are not involved, laugh at them… shouldn’t they help him/her to get up or pick his/her books????

  • I feel so hopeless. I’ll be alone forever and never have a boyfriend or anyone to take care of me. I’m scared my Mom will die while I’m still kinda young. I have no siblings or a dad to turn to. My two grandmoms are 91 and 67. They may die soon too. Life is scary.

  • I feel alone… I feel like nobody is there for me… and I’m to scared to speak up… I just want someone to talk to…
    Bullied for 4 years…

  • It’s all fun and games until David’s law puts your ass in jail after you kill someone…. words are stronger than you would know or think

  • Ya i hate the girl who said people die for better reasons that girl was suffering because nobody liked her plus she was getting bullied and online bullied she had nobody

  • suicide is a delicate issue. So what she made mistakes and she llearnt better. I wish she found someone to stand strong with her. Honestly such a serious issue should not be taken lightly. Why do some people get happiness in tormenting others. We should spread love cause the guilt of hurting someone weighs down on people. BE STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND UP AGAINST BULLYING.

  • Im sad i didnt know her, because i really would love to be her friend. It breaks my heart to hear she didnt have any, and all of that cyberbullying crap drove her to take her own life. I dont believe in a better place, but i hope her family is safe, and got the love that she didnt feel she had. I know this is a long time ago, but the relevance still stand today.

  • I feel so bad about the girl who cried
    And to the dickheads who made fun of her body
    screw you! Honestly when your in middle and high school shit like this makes you vulnerable and it sticks with you for life

  • He knows it is wrong which is why he told his parents, there’s a hint of sympathy somewhere in there. It’s just he has other issues paired with hype sexual and violent tendencies and that’s not good.