There’s many frustrating misconceptions about bullying. One of them is the idea that its effects are short lived.
People still tend to treat is as a “right of passage” or a “part of growing up”. There’s plenty of evidence to the contrary. In one study there was even a link found between bullying and brain damage.
Despite this, popular opinion seems to be that the effects of bullying are temporary.
A recent study performed at the Wayne State College in Nebraska reveals that the effects of bullying may last into college: (more…)