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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

BULLYING AMONG ADOLESCENTS AND IT’S ASSOCIATED FACTORS

Vikneswaran S., Idayu B.I., Halim I., Norfazilah A., Hanizah Y.

Abstract


ABSTRACT

The practice of bullying among adolescents has substantial impact on a wellbeing and development of a child. It influences their behaviour, cognitive and social skills, nutritional and physical growth. Along with the rapid environmental development, bullying practice poses a huge threat and liability among the victim, perpetrator and the bystanders. In view of this, the intense awareness among the public is crucial in ensuring we will be able to empower the children to be able to sustain such threat. Therefore, the main objective of this article is to discuss about the prevalence, associated factors and impact of bullying among adolescents.

Keywords: Bullying, adolescents, victim, perpetrator, impact


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