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I realize how difficult it can be when you are trapped or don’t necessarily have an outgoing personality, but getting involved in healthy activities are crucial. Most survivors of bullying experience symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - see health page for details. The results of early interventions directed at everybody have been very disappointing and should encourage anybody involved in providing a response following a traumatic event to exercise extreme caution before providing a formal intervention.

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Publisher: Collins Pr (September 3, 2009)

ISBN: 1905172877

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