Children who are socially withdrawn, shy, and appear to lack self-esteem are more likely than other children to be targets for bullying.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 MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerFrederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of: July 26, 2016
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
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