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Latest Relational aggression Stories

2008-07-23 12:01:24

By JAMIE KENNEDY JONES Bullying among girls -- even those who are friends -- can make growing up painful. It happens in neighborhoods, school hallways and cafeterias every day, and often teachers and parents don't have a clue it's happening. "It's just not physical," said Greensboro Day School teacher Melissa Norman. "It's very covert It's the whispering and spreading rumors." Norman wants to educate more people about the issue of relational aggression among girls. She has founded a...

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2008-03-20 08:54:30

Major study finds elementary school girls who are hyperactive need intensive prevention programsYoung girls who are hyperactive are more likely to get hooked on smoking, under-perform in school or jobs and gravitate towards mentally abusive relationships as adults, according to a joint study by researchers from the Universit© de Montr©al and the University College London (UCL). The study, published in the latest issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, followed 881 Canadian...

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2005-05-10 15:28:13

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Meanness in girls can start when they still are toddlers, a Brigham Young University study found. It found that girls as young as 3 or 4 will use manipulation and peer pressure to get what they want. "It could range from leaving someone out to telling their friends not to play with someone to saying, 'I'm not going to invite you to my birthday party,'" said Craig Hart, study co-author and professor of marriage, family and human development at BYU. "Some kids are really...