Kids who are cyberbullied may display the same behavioral changes as those who are bullied in more traditional ways. For example, they exhibit a loss of interest in activities and engage in secretive behavior.
In extreme cases, or when cyberbullying is prolonged, kids sometimes even exhibit more significant behavioral changes. These can include:
Using drugs or alcohol: Kids who are harassed online are more likely to engage in substance abuse. In fact, one study found that targets of cyberbullying were 2.5 times more likely to use marijuana or engage in binge drinking than their peers.
Skipping school: Sometimes when kids are cyberbullied, the thought of going to school is just more than they can handle. Consequently, it’s not uncommon for them to skip school or even behave in such a way that results in suspension. In one survey, those who were cyberbullied reported two or more suspensions or detentions in the prior year.7
Carrying a weapon: Even more concerning is the fact that kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to bring a weapon to school. In fact, one survey found that targets of cyberbullying were eight times more likely to have brought a weapon to school in the last 30 days than their peers.
1. What does the passage mainly talk about?
A. The emergency of using drugs and alcohol for kids
B. The reason why the kids skip from the school
C. The behavioral effect of cyberbullying
D. The used of a weapon caused by cyberbullying
E. The loss of interest of activity caused by drugs addiction
When cyberbullying is prolonged, kids sometimes even exhibit more significant behavioral changes like using drugs or alcohol, skipping school, Carrying a weapon. Therefore, the best answer will be C
2. The word harassed in the third paragraph is similar in meaning with ….
The closest word to explain Harassed is Bullied, therefore, the best answer will be A