Tag Archives: Bullying

Cyberbullying Tops Parents Back-to-School Worries

Source:  Psych Central] While it is common for kids to experience anxiety as they go back to school, new research finds parents also experience a variety of stress provoking concerns. University of Michigan researchers polled 2,051 adults — including 1,505 parents of … Continue reading

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Bullied Preemies Significantly More Likely to Have Lasting Mental Illness into Adulthood

[Source:  Science Daily] Not only that, but the more they were bullied as children, the more likely they are to develop problems such as depression, anxiety, antisocial behavior or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as adults, says a new study from McMaster … Continue reading

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Exposure to Bullying Linked to Later Mental Illness

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study of Finnish children has found that exposure to bullying as a child was associated with psychiatric disorders in adulthood that required treatment. For the study, a team of researchers led by Andre Sourander, M.D., … Continue reading

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Laws in 25 States Put the Brakes on High School Bullying

[Source:  Medical X Press] In the most comprehensive study of the effectiveness of anti-bullying policies to date, researchers found that compliance with the U.S. Department of Education guidelines in antibullying laws reduced rates of bullying and cyberbullying—the most common forms … Continue reading

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For School Psychologists: A Bully Speaks Up

Editor’s Note:  I really enjoy Upworthy.com.  In a world filled with stories that make you shake your head in disbelief, this site specializes in inspiring, empowering stories.  If you don’t subscribe to it, I highly recommend it . [Source:  Upworthy] … Continue reading

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