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Effects Of Bullying Last Into Adulthood
2013-08-19 11:27:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study found that adults who were bullied as a child were more likely to face serious illness, struggle to hold down a regular job and have poor social relationships. The results highlight the effects that childhood bullying has on individuals throughout their lives. The researchers also looked into a variety of factors that go beyond health-related outcomes. "We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable,...

2013-08-13 23:24:50

According to Dr. Ashley Gorman, most children are victimized by bullies at some point, but children with ADHD are targeted more often and are also more likely to exhibit bullying behavior themselves. There is a link between ADHD and bullying. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Bullying has serious consequences for both victim and bully. And while there is no single factor that is responsible for making a child either a bully or the target of bullies, children with attention deficit...

2013-08-12 09:54:23

Children who overestimate their popularity are less likely to be bullies than those who underestimate or hold more accurate assessments of their social standing, finds new research to be presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "The more kids overestimated their popularity, the less aggression they displayed," said Jennifer Watling Neal, an assistant professor of psychology at Michigan State University. "This means that kids who were more accurate in...

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,...

2013-07-31 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...

2013-07-22 23:20:09

Cyberbullying public service announcement created by high school seniors to promote being more than a bystander on social media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 “Submit the Documentary” and Project Anti-Bully release new public service announcement geared towards spreading awareness on the emotional damage incurred from cyberbullying on social media. The public service announcement explains that cyberbullying begins with “one word, one person, one post. This is the reality of...

2013-07-12 23:35:56

Brand-new program will train school counselors on bully prevention and response tactics St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The CyberBully Hotline, a leader in anonymous bully reporting in US schools, and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) announced today the two organizations have partnered to help stop the increased number of bullying incidences in U.S. schools by offering a new Bully Prevention Specialist Training Program. “The pervasive nature of bullying in our...

2013-07-12 23:32:13

Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will welcome professionals from around the world to San Francisco for its premiere “summer institute”. Organizers say there are just five spots left in the August 3-day training in child safety advocacy and leadership skills to protect children from abuse, abduction and bullying within their schools, youth programs, and communities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Kidpower, a leading child safety education nonprofit, will...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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