• Sumera Ishrat Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Nosheen Hameed Visiting Faculty, University of Turdat, Kech, Turbat, Balochistan, Pakistan


Bullying,, Victim,, Persists,, Prevalence,, Academic Performance,, Psychological,, Depression


For the reason bullying affects victims' emotional well-being and capacity to function in social and academic settings, bullying among children is a growing public health concern. Bullying persists as a major issue in our community, particularly in schools. In actuality, the number of students experiencing bullying at school is rising annually. Bullies and those who are bullied are the primary subjects of this study. The purpose of this study is to determine what the prevalence of bullying is among school-age children. This study primarily focused particularly on the negative effects of bullying on students' psychological well-being and academic performance. The study sample size consists of 60 respondents from secondary schools in District Karachi East, Karachi, Pakistan. The targeted population data was gathered using snowball sampling and convenience sampling methods. The primary results of the research show that most of the children experience bullying at school and on the playground and that most of the bullying occurs between fellow students and senior members of the educational institution. Furthermore, it was discovered that students who were subjected to bullying undergo depression, anxiety, loneliness, lack of motivation, and disinterest in their usual activities. It continued to highlight that victims are having trouble academically and try to avoid attending school to stay victims.




How to Cite

Sumera Ishrat, & Nosheen Hameed. (2024). BULLYING: PSYCHO-ACADEMIC INFLUENCE ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. Pakistan Journal of Educational Research, 7(1), 84–99. Retrieved from https://pjer.org/index.php/pjer/article/view/1031