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- n. A suicide caused as the result of depression from bullying, especially children.
These "bullycide" stories reflect that "we let ourselves get jaded and bored, and meanness crept in to take the place of passion and interest."
The family of a Murray County High "bullycide" victim files a wrongful death suit against the school system.
Cyber-bullycide - when cyber bullying results in suicide; bash boards - where you can say nasty things online.
"Bullycide: Death at Playtime: An Expose 'of Child Suicide Caused by Bullying," which identified a connection between bullying and suicide and coined the term "bullycide."
After her son committed bullycide, Brenda High launched JaredStory. com and Bully Police
This type of behavior can have lifelong repercussions on a person's self-esteem and has been known to lead in extreme cases to bullycide, the term used for suicides committed in the wake of bullying.
It's a subject that has recently made the MSM with the bullycide of Carl Walker-Hoover.
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