Social Determinants Of Bullying

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The issue of strong skills are the key to surviving bullying this month was reported by Cosima Marriner on march 16, 2014 in The Age National online article. This assignment will be looking at Wilkinson and Marmots 2003 social determinants of health early life and social exclusion (bullying). Marriner states that those having a good social skills and not having difficulties at school in early life are much less likely to experience depression later in life than those who are bullied. Also those who bully others are highly likely to develop antisocial skills and experience depression later in life. This review will be forcing on how bullying and early life impact on each other and acts as a factor to impact the lives of children at later in life. Social exclusion refers to having a poor social support which includes factors like hardship and resentment, provety, bullying, racism, exclude from a community or society. Where early life is a sensitive period in life and that the health impacts of early development and education affects health throughout life. As part of social exclusion bullying is one that is regularly taken place at schools between students. Bullying occurs when one child or group of them are deliberately mean to those who are seen as weaker several times during week or monthly. In some cases it is highly likely to happen because the victim of bullying does not understand that their behaviours towards others are mean or abusive. As human beings we all need to feel valued, appreciated in our society, feel useful and have friends, which decreases the chance of feeling hopeless, anxiety and depressed where all contributes to unhealthy life (Wilkinson and Marmot 2003). This is also been applied in the article by Marrin... ... middle of paper ... ... discussed the impacts of early life and social exclusion (bullying) on children as a result developing antisocial disorders and depression later in adulthood stages. Individuals future is tied up to their past experience, been socially exclude from the society ones health is at risk of chronic health impacts later in life. Those who are been bullying for long period of time twice more likely to their lives are charactered as having higher risks of suicide, depression and miss use of drugs compared to those who are able to cope with hardships and is grown up in supportive social environment. Bullying also impacts the lives of those who tend to bully others by been involved in serious criminal behaviours. However young adults who has high social skills and are mentally, physically and emotionally wellbeing are those who hasn’t experienced bullying during early lives.

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