Latest Persecution Stories

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...

Word of the Day
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.