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Why do bullies have superiority complex?

Why do bullies have superiority complex?

It is just a front: Bullies try to project an image if superiority to cover up their real feelings of inferiority. By picking on kids, they try to cover up their emotional and social inadequacy. But their behaviors have devastating effects on the victums. That is why their behaviors must be dealt without delay and stopped. Most bullies barely finish high school, have jobs that lack skill and have criminal records. ...Read more

Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Bullying (Definition)

Bullying is an abnormal behavior in which a person (the bully) treats others in an abusive way, uses force to harm others, or otherwise scares others into responding the way the bully wants. Bullying is common, and involves verbal abuse, physical assault, coercion (forcing others to do things) and is often targeted at selected victims, sometimes because of the victims' race, ...Read more


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Why do bullies have a superiority complex? What kinds of medications work well on bullies?

Why do bullies have a superiority complex? What kinds of medications work well on bullies?

It's the opposite: Many bullies feel inferior, rather than superior to those bullied. Most bullies, in fact, gave themselves been victims of bullying. There is no effective medication treatment for bullying. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bullying.?

Describe the features of bullying.?

Intimidation: Bullying usually refers to behaviors in which one person tries to control another person thorugh the use of intimidation. This often takes the form of physical intimidation and aggression, but it can also have to do with verbal or emotional intimidation. People who engage in bullying often use sarcasm and criticism as a way to try to control others. ...Read more

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What is your expert opinion on bullies?

Low self esteem: It is always someone who feels insecure inside who pick on someone else. ...Read more

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How does bullying subvert the minds of victims?

Believing the bully: Bullies often make statements about the person being bullied "you're a fag", "you're ugly" etc. Given their power and that they often are backed up my other kids who say nothing, its common for the victim to emotionally believe what the bully is saying. There are more complicate mechanisms but this is the main one. ...Read more

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How to deal with bullying?

Good article: This gives article a lot of good advice on bullying.

http://kidshealth. Org/teen/school_jobs/bullying/bullies. Html ...Read more

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What to do to stop my bullying?

What to do to stop my bullying?

Your question is: Unclear. If your are the bully, get into therapy to address the causes and how to stop it. If you are being bullied, see a therapist as well. Www. Workplacebullying. Org/individuals/
being bullied? Start here. To help you get started, read the material below to make a difference in your. .. ...Read more

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What becomes of most childhood bullies?

What becomes of most childhood bullies?

Hard to tell: It depends on the bully. Generally speaking, some grow out of bullying as an unfortunate phase. Others continue bullying into their adult life. Believe it or not, most bullies are not sociopaths. They are incredibly insecure and fragile people who turn to violence to buttress shaky self esteem, by taking out their rage and frustration on safer targets. ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating bullying?

Are there official recommendations for treating bullying?

There Are None: This is a complex behavior & we must start by trying to understand where it is coming from. I presume you are talking about a child who is bullying another. I would want to know if that child is the subject of some mistreatment. Does s/he live in a chaotic household? Do his/her parents condone aggressive behaviors towards others? As w/many behavioral issues, we must strive to understand first. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could the effects of bullying be reversed/fixed?

Eval: Get a full psychiatric evaluation to determine what bothers you, and consider medication to take the edge off them symptoms. Next, get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to discuss what your current emotional state and life experiences men to YOU, including what it was like to be bullied. Meds and therapy together are the most optimal approach, for the most part. ...Read more

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Why do bullies target the weak?

Why do bullies target the weak?

Bacause they can and: Sometimes get away with doing so because both the victim and other bystanders do nothing and are sometimes afraid to say something to those who can help. If you are bullied or know someone who is being bullied, please tell someone, teacher, parent, counselor etc. ...Read more

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Why do teens bully other teens?

Why do teens bully other teens?

Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. And yes, it can continue into adult life. Tell someone you know and trust about the bullying. Keeping it inside does no good. ...Read more

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Is bullying considered a form of sadism?

Is bullying considered a form of sadism?

Certainly can be: Bullying can indeed become a sadistic behavior: taking personal enjoyment and excitement from another person’s suffering. In a “normal” competitive confrontation, when a person has achieved their victory they stop. But a bully (with sadistic urges) will keep going -- listening to their victim’s pain and playing on it to increase the misery. The power is one-sided, and dominating. ...Read more

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What can be done about bullying aftermath?

Talk about it.: Bullying has always been with us, but today it has become more hurtful and hateful due to many factors. It is always best to talk to your child about coping strategies whether he is the bully or the bullied. If needed, see a counselor or talk to your child's health provider. ...Read more

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Do school bullies grow up to be child abusers?

Do school bullies grow up to be child abusers?

Yes and no: Some do some don't. Many other factors come into play. ...Read more

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Are there proven ways to help prevent bullying?

Are there proven ways to help prevent bullying?

"carry a big stick": Find a friend of substantial size. Learn self-defense. Learn not to engage people you don't know well - even avoid eye contact or walk away if necessary. Report those who engage in this behavior immediately. Make a point of avoiding them and their whereabouts.
Others might find that firm resolve, upright posture, and a steady hand - being firm and unafraid - can help. ...Read more

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How can I get over bullying that happened in this past?

Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy will help you put your past in perspective and help you resolve any issues you might have because of bullying. ...Read more

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How many teenagers committed suicide because of bullying?

How many teenagers committed suicide because of bullying?

Bullying: Too many. The topic of bullying is being discussed at a national level. More work definitely needs to be done. If you or someone you know is being bullied, get help. Speak out. Don't suffer in silence. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have mental disorder from bullying?

Yes: Please see a psychologist for a diagnostic workup. Best wishes. ...Read more

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