Bulllying: Practical Strategies for Teachers and TAs | The Creative Education Blog:
"Victims of bullying suffer psychological and sometimes physical scars that last a lifetime. Victims report greater fear and anxiety, feel less accepted, suffer from more health problems, and score lower on measures of academic achievement and self-esteem than students who are not bullied.
Victims often turn their anger inward, which may lead to depression, anxiety, and even suicide.
The practical strategies outlined below could form a part of your pro-active approach towards preventing and handling bullying."