According to a new study from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, people fail to understand the consequences of social trauma felt by victims of bullying, teasing, and ostracism. This “empathy gap” can be devastating because it means victims often do not get the support, intervention or advocacy they need.
Hitchen, Mike. Bullying: Failure to identify with bully victims may cause increased suffering and decreased advocacy. http://ionglobaltrends.blogspot.com/. Tuesday, January 4, 2011.