Educational Psychology, Department of


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Bullying in School and Online, special issue of (Nov. 10, 2008).


Copyright 2008, Used by permission.


A common misconception about bullying is that this phenomenon does not result in negative long-term consequences. In reality, children and adolescents who are involved in bullying face a host of psychological difficulties. Oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and depression have been identified as mental health disorders that are associated with bullying.