the short term effects of bullying

Extreme depression – always seems sad and withdrawn

Loss of self-esteem or self-worth may occur

Trouble sleeping – bad dreams – nightmares

Bed wetting might occur, especially in younger victims

Physical Symptoms (upset stomach, headache, etc…)

Anxiety about going to school or riding the bus

Truancy could result as a result of being bullied

Anxiety about attending social events with peers

Drop in grade average