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Studies have shown bullying in college by fellow students and teachers is common place in college(1 ).

Being a bully or a bully victim can follow someone from elementary school to college(2 ).

People who are targets of bullies can also be the targets of bullying in the workplace (3 ).

25 to thirty percent of adults report being bullied on the job sometime during their career. They compared their experience to battle, water torture, a nightmare or a noxious substance(4 ).

Men do the majority of bullying in the workplace, when they tend to bully males and females equally. But forty percent of the bullies in the work place, and they tend (by 70 percent) to bully other women(5 ).

Happy workers are productive and efficient workers and bullying can affect a company's bottom line. Workers who face bullying, incivility or interpersonal conflict were more likely to quit their jobs. They had a lower level of wellbeing, were less satisfied with their jobs and have less satisfying relationships with their bosses. In fact Persistent criticism, belittling comments, bullying more inflict more harm that sexual harassment on employee's wellbeing (6 ).

A survey by weight loss specialist LighterLife in the UK found that 9 out of 10 over weight people have been called a derogatory name about their weight, even if they are overweight themselves. 28 percent of Men insult overweight friends while 11% of women insult people about their weight. This reduces with age 29 percent of 16-24 year old do it while only 12 percent of 55-64-year-olds do this (7 ).

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