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19 July 2010

Underachievers bully more

Kids who lack social problem-solving skills are more likely to become bullies, victims or both, according to a new study.

Youngsters and teens who lack social problem-solving skills are more likely to become bullies, victims or both, while those who also do poorly at school are even more likely to become bullies, according to a new study.
 

"A typical victim is likely to be aggressive, lack social skills, think negative thoughts, experience difficulties in solving social problems, come from a negative family, school and community environments and be noticeably rejected and isolated by peers," Cook added.

Identifying a bully
 

 
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