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01 September 2011

How kids respond to bullying

Many wonder why bullies bully, but a new study looks at the other side of the equation: How do children respond to bullying and why?

Many wonder why bullies bully, but a new study looks at the other side of the equation: How do children respond to bullying and why? The answer, researchers say, may lead to more effective interventions to reduce the negative consequences – and perhaps even the frequency – of bullying.

Consciously or not, children tend to adopt one of three approaches, she said.

 
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