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2014-07-21 23:01:34

NoBullying.com releases a guide to the newly formed trend of Transgender Bullying - http://nobullying.com/transgender-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 It goes without saying that Bullying affects the entire student population in the United States in one way or another. But members of the LGBTQ community take the brunt of the abuse. Among them, transsexual people are routinely victimized. NoBullying releases today a guide to what is Transgender Bullying. On the subject of...

2014-07-16 23:01:59

NoBullying releases the guide to parents who bully their children today - http://nobullying.com/parents-who-bully-their-children/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 In today’s society, bullying is quickly taking over as one of the biggest concerns when it comes to adolescent development. But no one would have ever guessed the modern world is facing the problem of having parents who bully their children. NoBullying discusses this new wave in an article released today. For experts, peer...

2014-07-16 08:24:35

Stewart creates kids' series featuring a special protagonist, who is disabled MAITLAND, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vicky Stewart's new book, HEIDE LEARNS ABOUT BULLYING ($17.99, paperback, 9781498401739; $8.99, e-book, 9781498401746) teaches children what to do when a bully targets them. Heide is a twenty-eight year old, intellectually disabled, young lady, who is a victim of bullying. She learns to tell someone in authority, and to pray for the person who is...

2014-07-15 13:45:02

University of Miami A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget. However, exactly why that happens is less obvious and poorly understood. In a recent study, scientists made substantial progress in explaining the psychological processes that make forgiveness happen. Their findings show...

2014-07-10 23:00:24

More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, will attend the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, July 15-19. Georgia State University is hosting the prestigious world meeting, which is held every other year on alternating continents. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street...

Parents Can Play Key Role Against Bullying
2014-07-01 03:49:50

University of Queensland A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying than school-based strategies alone. The findings, to be published in the journal Behavior Therapy, show that parents can actively help their children reduce the impact of bullying. The results of a randomized control trial of Resilience Triple P, a family-based variant of UQ’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, show the program is more...

Many Agressive Co-Workers May Not Even Know They Are Jerks
2014-06-30 14:13:03

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Columbia Business School suggests that people who are aggressive at work probably don’t realize they are being too pushy and assertive. “Finding the middle ground between being pushy and being a pushover is a basic challenge in social life and the workplace. We’ve now found that the challenge is compounded by the fact that people often don’t know how others see their assertiveness. In the...

2014-06-26 23:05:06

Worldwide Intelligence Network helps victims of stalkers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Los Angeles based Stalker Investigations agency, Worldwide Intelligence Network, introduces their Anti-Stalker Task Force, a group of elite investigators who have over 40 years of collective experience in the field of personal protection. “We receive a number of calls from men and women who are terrified. These stalking victims can’t even go to the corner store without fearing for...

2014-06-24 12:28:51

New Anti-bullying Laws Only Go So Far NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningside Recovery of Orange County, California, is pioneering a special treatment program for clients with histories of bullying, addressing their needs as victims. This unique treatment will include the option of exploring bullying topics, including the strong connection between bullying and mental health and addiction issues, in a safe, therapist-led group environment. Bullying and...

2014-06-23 08:33:33

New program treats cyber bullying as civil rights offense DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent uptick in suicides resulting from cyber bullying, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Michigan has created the first of its kind Cyber Civil Rights Monitor. The program supports victims of online harassment by positioning cyber assault as an offense on civil rights. The Cyber Civil Rights Monitor provides guidance, education, and advocacy for all...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'