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Bullying Issues
Sibling Bullying Makes Psychotic Disorders Three Times More Likely
( - People who were bullied by siblings during childhood are up to three times more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia
Feb 12, 2018 - 9:58:29 AM

Bullying Issues
The Majority Of Parents May Be Unaware Of The Effects Of Cyberbullying On Their Children

( - October is National Cyberbullying Prevention Awareness Month, a national campaign to educate and raise awareness of cyberbullying prevention.

Oct 12, 2017 - 11:55:48 AM

Bullying Issues
Reduced Exposure to Risk Factors Like Bullying Could Reduce Mental Illness in Extreme Preemies

( - Hamilton, ON (October 3, 2017) – Decreased exposure to bullying and family problems during childhood and adolescence could help reduce adult mental illness in extremely low birth weight preemies

Oct 3, 2017 - 12:05:28 PM

Bullying Issues
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Back-to-school Bullying

( - DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 9 and worried about going to school this fall because she was picked on by some of her classmates last year. Should I talk to her teachers about this or wait to see how it goes?

Oct 3, 2017 - 11:57:19 AM

Bullying Issues
Know the Warning Signs of Bullying

( - For many children, the start of a new school year can be stressful, especially if they've been victims of bullying in the past.

Aug 30, 2017 - 2:38:03 PM

Bullying Issues
Childhood Bullying Linked to Health Risks in Adulthood

( - Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health well into adulthood

May 9, 2017 - 9:08:11 AM

Bullying Issues
Nationwide Teen Bullying And Cyberbullying Study Reveals Significant Issues Impacting Youth

( - BOCA RATON, Fla.
, Feb. 21, 2017 -- One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the age-old adage....

Feb 21, 2017 - 10:39:58 AM

Bullying Issues
Popular Kids Can Help Curb Bullying

( - Contrary to previous research that suggested that as students’ popularity increased so did their bullying behavior

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:44:23 PM

Bullying Issues
9 Ways Adults Can Heal Old Wounds from Childhood Bullying Trauma

( - Minneapolis, MN (October 2016)—Bullying doesn't hurt you just when you're a kid. In fact, the impact of childhood bullying can haunt you long past school years

Oct 11, 2016 - 2:34:00 PM

Bullying Issues
Bullying: 7 Things Parents Should Know

( - Bullying is an issue that goes far beyond schoolyard teasing. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified bullying among school-age children as a major public health problem.

Apr 13, 2016 - 11:48:19 AM

Bullying Issues
Protecting a Few Students from Negative Stereotypes Benefits Entire Classroom

( - Interventions targeted at individual students can improve the classroom environment and trigger a second wave of benefits for all classmates

Dec 21, 2015 - 10:42:21 AM

Bullying Issues
ADHD Meds May Be a Prescription for Bullying

( - Newswise - ANN ARBOR-Kids and teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:34:27 AM

Bullying Issues
Is It Cyberbullying? Parents’ Views Differ on How Schools Should Respond

( - Newswise - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The digital age has given teens new platforms for cruelty: A social media prank intended to embarrass a classmate. Spreading online rumors about peers. Posting unflattering pictures of others.

Sep 21, 2015 - 11:13:47 AM

Bullying Issues
Child Bullies Most Often Pick on Others for ‘Being Fat’

( - A new multi-national study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut has found that weight-based bullying is viewed as the most common form of bullying among children.

Jul 7, 2015 - 7:42:43 AM

Bullying Issues
Bullying Targets Popular Kids, Not Only Those Who are Marginalized

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bullying affects more than just isolated and marginalized students, according to sociologists. In fact, researchers have found that relatively popular students are targeted and may actually suffer more from a single act of social aggression.

Apr 1, 2014 - 9:43:28 AM

Bullying Issues
UB’s Anti-bullying Expert Says Bystanders Can Make a Difference

(HealthNewsDigestcom) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Miami Dolphins scandal raises questions about the role that bystanders who may witness bullying can play, says Amanda B. Nickerson, PhD, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo.

Nov 6, 2013 - 10:14:05 AM

Bullying Issues
Children Repeatedly Bullied May Face More Arrests, Prison Time As Adults

( - HONOLULU - People who were repeatedly bullied throughout childhood and adolescence were significantly more likely to go to prison than individuals who did not suffer repeated bullying, according to a new analysis presented at the American Psychological Association's 121st Annual Convention.

Aug 1, 2013 - 4:13:58 PM

Love/Relationship Columnist
When Sibling Rivalry Turns to Sibling Bullying

( - Siblings naturally fight and argue, and most of us have experienced fighting with our brothers or sisters while growing up. This is not only considered normal, but is a rite of passage in our childhood memories. The problem comes about when sibling rivalry takes on a tone of bullying.

Jul 22, 2013 - 12:02:00 AM

Bullying Issues
Girl In The Water: A True Story of Sibling Abuse Sheds Light On A Difficult Topic

( - Coralville, IA, April 10, 2013 - Similar to the breakout bestseller A Child Called 'It' comes, Girl In The Water: A True Story of Sibling Abuse (HCI Books -April/May 2013) a jaw-dropping, riveting memoir that chronicles one girl's triumph over extreme bullying and torture at the hands of her sister, shining a courageous light on the hidden epidemic of sibling abuse.

Apr 10, 2013 - 2:00:50 PM

Bullying Issues
Warning Signs Your Child May be Bullying Others and How to Help

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. - (March 26, 2013) For any parent, it can be an alarming discovery to learn that your child is displaying bullying traits. Bullying is defined as repeated, aggressive behavior that can be physical, verbal, or relational, and approximately one in 10 children have bullied others. No one wants to hear that their child is bullying, however, there are identifying signals to be aware of and ways to help the child who is bullying.

Mar 26, 2013 - 1:50:02 PM

Bullying Issues
Teen Bullying Can Be Stopped!

( - Staunton, VA... With bullying being such an issue in schools and gaining momentum in the media due to suicides and violent acts of lashing out, programs that provide positive solutions can help prevent events such as these. Just released Smile Inside: Experiential Activities for Self-Awareness Ages 14-15 provides an underlying anti-bullying theme but also looks at the question, "Who am I?"

Mar 9, 2013 - 4:42:50 PM

Children's Health
5 Reasons Children May Not Ask for Help When Being Bullied

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. - (February 25, 2013) - Chances are, most people reading this know a child who has stayed home from school this week simply because they were afraid of being bullied - but they may not realize it. It is estimated that an average of 160,000 students each day around the country stay home out of fear of being bullied.

Feb 25, 2013 - 10:52:51 AM

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