As we know, the Nation’s future depends upon children. And some scammers or people are trying to seduce the children for their advantage through the internet for money or any other things. According to Psychology and other terms, it is Cyber Bullying. But this is also the fact that most of the agencies are speaking up and standing up against cyberbullying.
In this post, we’ve explained many effects of cyber bullying.
Like any other victim of bullying or cyberbullying, it also leads to anxiety, fear, depression, and low self-esteem.
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There are also other effects like struggle academically, socially or may lead to suicide.
If you notice any of these changes in your child’s behavior, don’t hesitate to reach out to healthcare and support.
Cyberbullying affects people of any age, including children, teens, and adults, who all feel depressing and alone.
If you see these signs in your child or any family member that might be the victim of cyberbullying
1. Low self-esteem.
2. Spending time alone.
3. Hesitate with family members while using the phone.
4. Giving excuses to avoid school or work.
5. Being excluded from friends and relatives.
6. Physically, challenges like losing lots of weight or gaining weight.
7. Change in behavior like anger, depression, crying, etc.
Some effect of cyberbullying on the victim
Mental and Physical effect
Cyberbullying leads to increased stress, and along with it increases anger, people get frustrated all the time. Maybe because of this, they can suffer from depression, and because of all this, they can do some harmful activities like drink alcohol and take drugs.
According to research, cyberbullied kids often experience headaches, stomachaches, or other physical illnesses and skin conditions.
Victims of cyberbullying may change their eating habits like skipping meals or binge eating and sleep patterns, may suffer from insomnia or sleep more than usual.
Feel alone and isolated
Most of the victims of cyberbullying or any bullying prefer to stay alone because they fear sharing information, and most of the time, they hurt and fight with themselves.
They try to avoid social events, schools, and any work they don’t feel comfortable around people because of embarrassment and humiliation between friends and other students, negatively impacting their academic results.
When cyberbullying occurs, most people avoid using their mobile phones and shut down their laptops and PCs. Still, kids cut off communication with their world, which can be a reason for depression and anxiety.
Victims might get ill.
The effect of cyberbullying can ruin someone’s or victim’s health; the victim can get ill or suffer from serious diseases.
Maybe face some long-lasting effects, it can be psychological, emotional, or physical.
Attempt to suicide
Cyberbullying is a severe issue; sometimes, it is hard for the victim to suffer from it; in this case, the victim can attempt suicide. Some people can’t tolerate this type of situation and think suicide is the best option for it.
If your child or any family member is being cyberbullied, don’t dismiss their feelings. Try to communicate with them and still if you think that is not working “Book Appointment Now” without wasting time.