Bullying at School
There has been a dramatic increase in incidents of violence in the Greek schools among pupils, in the sense of “bullying”. According to recent surveys at least 10% to 15% of students have been victims of systematic violence by peers, more than 5% have admitted to have exercised some form of violence, while the vast majority of students say they have witnessed incidents of violence within schools. The impact on victims is severe and long-term: "The phenomenon of bullying and victimization is a form of aggression, which occurs mainly in school life, with serious implications for the psycho-emotional development of child and adolescent during the learning process," said I Tsiantis, associate professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Athens and Scientific Director of the Psychosocial Health of Children and Adolescents Society.
The affected child is dominated by anxiety, insecurity and low self-esteem. He/she refuses to go to school, avoids the hostile environment through absenteeism, with immediate effects on his/her school performance. In many cases there are disturbances in sleep and nutrition, developing phobias, feelings of loneliness, depression and even suicide. Victims of violence within schools have in many cases their future burnt because of the bullying the suffered.
In our Private Investigations Agency Zakynthinos Detective, we cooperate fully with a certified specialist in children’s psychology to fully address this scourge, which is a matter of life or death for your child. Unfortunately, especially when it comes to that, children do rarely seek help by their parents, although an experience of this kind can scar them for life. We are here to delve into the situation, collect information about the protagonists and report the parameters to you, so that, assisted by our specialist, we can help your child to be forever grateful to you. We place vital importance to approach this issue with all due sensitivity, so that you can trust your child to our professionalism.
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