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A Study Examining The Impact Of Childhood Bullying And The Development Of Anxiety Disorders, Shenia A. Everett May 2017

A Study Examining The Impact Of Childhood Bullying And The Development Of Anxiety Disorders, Shenia A. Everett

Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work Conceptual Papers

Bullying is the cause of lifelong emotional and psychological challenges from childhood to adulthood. However, many in our society view bullying as a normal part of childhood, when in fact the impact of bullying is parallel to the effects of post traumatic stress disorders of soldiers who have participated in war. Finding ways to mitigate the adverse effects of bullying during adolescence may reduce the development of disorders relating to anxiety for adults. The purpose of this study was to examine the direct correlation between students who are bullied and their risk of developing an anxiety disorder, Data was gathered ...