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2013-04-30 14:21:15

New research from experts within the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has found teen girls at high risk for pregnancy reported being significantly less likely to participate in social bullying after participating in an 18-month preventive intervention program. This research, in combination with University of Minnesota School of Nursing research findings from March 2013, demonstrate the preventative intervention program can reduce social bullying among all girls, including those...

2013-04-26 10:01:42

Children who are exposed to negative parenting — including abuse, neglect but also overprotection — are more likely to experience childhood bullying by their peers, according to a meta-analysis of 70 studies of more than 200,000 children. The research, led by the University of Warwick and published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect, found the effects of poor parenting were stronger for children who are both a victim and perpetrator of bulling (bully-victims) than...

2013-04-19 16:24:23

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.ICEBlackBox.com) - With physical abuse and bullying remaining a serious problem worldwide why not use the technologies we cling to as defense? ICE BlackBox is a revolutionary new way to use your cell phone to defend against attacks from bullies, strangers and other violent offenders by streaming information to a secure server that can alert authorities. "This app has the ability to significantly decrease the amount of several physical and...

2013-04-18 16:26:08

Celebrating Stand4Change Day on May 3rd, 2013 DETROIT, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Defeat the Label, an international anti-bullying organization, announced today that more than 2 million students, in all 50 states and across 7 continents have already pledged to participate in this year's Stand4Change Day on Friday, May 3(rd). Stand4Change Day is a worldwide event hosted by Defeat the Label to bring attention to the issue of bullying in our schools. Defeat the Label provides a...

2013-04-18 08:40:03

LEESBURG, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladewater Independent School District in Gladewater, Texas is one of the latest school districts to implement a new program to confront bullying using cell phones and psychology. In less than a week, the high school librarian had set up an anonymous tipping program called uTip - The Bully Buster. The program works by blanketing the school with posters that both explain how the program works while warning would-be perpetrators that anyone can...

2013-03-27 23:00:32

FamilySignal — the online service that helps parents monitor their children´s social media accounts — announces the addition of Instagram to the list of sites that can be continuously analyzed for bullying, sex, drugs, violent content and personal information. Parents receive a text message alert on their cell phones within minutes when a potential problem is detected. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Instagram is the biggest “new kid on the block” in a sea...

Too Much TV Has Little Impact On A Child's Social Development
2013-03-26 06:15:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from University of Otago, New Zealand, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggested that too much TV was making kids mean and antisocial. The results of that study also showed that it was not always how much TV, but what types of shows they were watching. However, a new study by the Medical Research Council (MRC) has found evidence that spending hours in front of the TV or playing video/computer games each day...

2013-03-15 23:03:27

The parents of 19-year-old Brodie Panlock, who committed suicide after she was subjected to relentless bullying in her workplace, along with other prominent people feature in a powerful new video from the Victorian Department of Justice that sends a clear message that bullying will not be tolerated in Victoria, Australia. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Friday 15 March 2013 (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The parents of 19-year-old Brodie Panlock, who committed suicide after she was subjected to...

2013-03-07 08:25:52

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A self-styled human behavior guru and next generation mobile app developer, George Moskoff offers a cure for the negative ways that school-aged children interact with themselves and with each other. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/PH72584-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/PH72584-b ) "Self-hate, self-derision, self-berating behaviors are at an all-time high," says Moskoff. These feelings are...

Both Bullies And Victims Deal With Psychological Harm As Adults
2013-02-22 09:28:28

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry online examined whether involvement in bullying as a child could be a predictor of psychiatric disorders as a young adult. The study looked at information provided by children who reported being bullies and/or admitted to bullying other children. The study found that bullying has the potential to cause long-lasting psychological effects for the bullies as well as their victims....