Children rejected and taunted by their peers suffer in silence, their plight often going undetected or ignored by educators, according to a University of Maine researcher who cautions that negative labeling can severely affect a child's self-identity and lead to a self-fulfilling prophecy of unacceptable adult behavior.
Hyatt, Kay, "Pain of Peer Rejection Follows Children into Adulthood, Says UMaine Researcher" (1997). General University of Maine Publications. 1815.
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