Managing Teasing and Bullying

  • Sara Shavel-Jessop
  • Joanna Shearer
  • Elizabeth McDowell
  • Daniela Hearst


Teasing and bullying in childhood are known to pose a range of short- and long-term risks for psychological health and well-being. They have been the subject of extensive study over the past 10 years, with research focusing on defining the phenomena and reporting on prevalence, possible causes and implications for those affected. This chapter reviews the literature on teasing and bullying, as it pertains across the lifespan to individuals with cleft lip and/or palate; the impact of teasing and bullying on children and adults with cleft is considered, and recommendations for management and intervention are made.


Young People Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Social Skill Training Attachment Relationship Hearing Difficulty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara Shavel-Jessop
    • 1
  • Joanna Shearer
    • 1
  • Elizabeth McDowell
    • 1
  • Daniela Hearst
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychosocial and Family ServicesGreat Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and the North Thames Cleft Lip and Palate ServiceLondonUK

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