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Bullied Kids May Become Career Criminals
2013-08-02 07:36:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals who suffered repeated bullying throughout their childhood and adolescence are significantly more likely to go to prison than people who did not, according to a new study presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 121st Annual Convention on August 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The study, conducted by Michael G. Turner, PhD, of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina,...

2013-08-01 23:25:04

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Music Appreciation Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Red Comet’s brand new elective “Music Appreciation: The Enjoyment of Listening” is an online high school course that aims to enhance the student’s enjoyment of music. Music is both an art and a science and often involves significant practice to create or even to play memorable melodies. In today’s world, music is all around us, including in...

2013-08-01 08:38:49

Nearly one in three say they have been violent toward a date, new research says About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they’ve been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they’ve committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 121st Annual Convention. "Adolescent dating violence is common among young people. It also overlaps between...

2013-07-31 23:26:46

As back-to-school approaches, one organization has compiled a list of safe ride programs across the country, in an effort to teach parents and their teens safe and convenient alternatives to drinking and driving. As binge drinking among adolescents remains a national problem, this list serves as a beneficial resource to parents and young people alike. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Thousands of Americans drink and drive each day, and alcohol remains one of the most widely abused...

2013-07-31 23:01:51

New study shows that sibling bullying can damage a child's mental health. Youth Villages offers help to parents who want to help their children develop better relationships. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Bullying doesn’t just occur on the playground or in the classroom. It can happen at home between siblings. A new study published online in the July issue of the journal “Pediatrics” found that being physically or mentally bullied by a sibling can be as damaging to the...

2013-07-30 13:04:39

Help your teenager stay engaged in school and he or she will be less likely to drop out. That's the conclusion of a new longitudinal study that found that teens who were less engaged in school tended to engage in more delinquency and substance use over time, and that lower levels of engagement and greater problem behaviors in turn predicted a higher likelihood of dropping out of school. Specifically, the study points to the importance of creating a supportive learning environment that...

2013-07-25 10:13:10

Little is known about how sibling relationships impact child and family functioning, but Penn State researchers are beginning to shed light on intervention strategies that can cultivate healthy and supportive sibling relationships. Parents frequently rank their children's sibling rivalry and conflict as the number one problem they face in family life. "In some other cultures, the roles of older and younger, male and female siblings are better defined, and in those more-structured family...

2013-07-24 23:30:06

TippingCircle's social payments app leverages the power of social networks making it easier and less bothersome to exchange money with friends. PYMNTS.com interviews TippingCircle to find out more about their strategy. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 TippingCircle, enters the electronic payments industry uniting social networks and online payments by becoming a one-stop-shop for anyone who wants to make personal payments in over 190 countries worldwide. TippingCircle is a social network that...

2013-07-24 23:28:30

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Health Science Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 This summer, Red Comet launches a brand new high school course titled “Health Sciences: The Whole Individual” as part of its efforts to introduce several new electives. Health Science is a part of everyday life for most students. Many students’ lives are affected by not only their own health but also the health of their family members. Given the...

2013-07-17 10:24:29

A new study by University of British Columbia researchers shows that although 90 per cent of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia are not sexually active, those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviors. "Most East Asian-Canadian adolescents have not had sex, but among those who have, one in four used alcohol or drugs before sex last time, and one-third have had two or more partners," says Yuko Homma, lead author and a post-doctoral research fellow with UBC School of Nursing....


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