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2012-05-04 23:02:01

Beaumont Children´s Hospital has launched Michigan´s first hospital-based, anti-bullying program to raise awareness, provide supportive counseling and develop research-based bullying programs. Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Beaumont Children´s Hospital has launched Michigan´s first hospital-based, anti-bullying program to raise awareness, provide supportive counseling and develop research-based bullying programs. Based at Beaumont Children´s Hospital in Royal...

Bullying Victims More Likely To Harm Themselves
2012-04-28 04:47:17

A new study from researchers at King's College London has discovered that children who are bullied early on in life are more likely to self-harm during early adolescence, up to the age of 12. In an April 26 statement, the British Medical Journal (BMJ), which published the study, said that the authors studied more than 1,000 pairs of twins, all of whom were born in either 1994 or 1995 in England or Wales. Each of the children studied were contacted at the ages of five, seven, ten, and...

2012-04-27 21:36:36

Those exposed to family adversity or maltreatment at greatest risk Research: Bullying victimization and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study. Children who are bullied in childhood are up to three times more likely to self harm up to the age of 12, a study published today on bmj.com suggests. The authors from King's College London carried out a study on just over a 1000 pairs of twins at five, seven, 10 and 12 years of age. All children were born in...

2012-04-27 00:09:24

Research develops new scale to help measure levels of homophobic bullying A new study from Educational and Psychological Measurement (published by SAGE) found that when it comes to homophobic bullying, there could be a gender gap. While male victims are more likely to be bullied by male homophobic bullies, female victims are bullied by both males and females equally. Additionally, those surveyed for the research reported hearing a low number of verbal homophobic remarks towards gay men...

Student Bullies More Likely To Use Alcohol, Marijuana
2012-03-06 06:06:02

Students who bully their classmates are more likely than others to use substances such as alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana, according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University. “Our findings suggest that one deviant behavior may be related to another,” said Kisha Radliff, lead author of the study and assistant professor of school psychology at the Ohio State University. “For example, youth who bully others might be more likely to also try substance...

2012-02-07 10:15:10

A widely used universal behavioral prevention model in schools appears to be associated with lower rates of teacher-reported bullying and peer rejection, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. National concern has increased over bullying, which can lead to academic, interpersonal, physical health and mental health problems. Despite the concern, relatively few school-based programs have shown to be...


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