Children who are socially withdrawn, shy, and appear to lack self-esteem are more likely than other children to be targets for bullying.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:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||October 25, 2012|
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