In Ireland, fat children are afraid to go to school because of jeers

In Dublin, the doctors undertook a study that showed that most of the students with excess weight suffer from jeers at school and therefore ditch  school. Because of psychological problems, such children may lag behind in development. This is reported by the Irish Independent.

A study by doctors from the Temple St Hospital in Dublin showed that 6 out of 10 schoolchildren with overweight suffer from bullying from their peers. As a result, many of them skip school for fear of hooligans.

Most of the obese schoolchildren are mocked by their classmates, but in some cases, outsiders are aggression.

Bulling for children with obesity is a serious problem: they experience mood swings, their self-esteem is understated and they are more prone to destructive actions towards themselves.

Experts from the Temple St Hospital Center believe that such children need a special approach, because the psychological difficulties they experience in relation to their appearance can lead to a slowdown in development.

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