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Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

(HealthDay News) -- With the explosion of social media outlets comes the prospect of more online bullying among children and teens.

The American Psychological Association says warning signs that a child is being bullied include:

  • A sudden reluctance to go to school.

  • Torn or dirty clothing.

  • Nightmares.

  • Sudden loss of appetite.

  • Frequent crying, anxiety or signs of depression.

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