Children who are socially withdrawn, shy, and appear to lack self-esteem are more likely than other children to be targets for bullying. Children who appear confident and strong are better able to discourage children from harassing them.
Parents and other important adults in a child's life can use these suggestions to help boost a child's self-esteem:
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerFrederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - PediatricsLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of: December 7, 2017
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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