Latest Workplace bullying Stories

2011-08-30 11:19:55

Second and third graders who are bullied react in a variety of ways–from discussing the problem or striking back to seeking emotional support. A new study in the journal Child Development has found that the types of goals children set in their relationships help determine how they respond to being bullied–and whether they choose responses that are effective. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. "Bullying has become a...

Researchers Study Victims Of Bullying
2011-08-30 11:11:39

  Many wonder why bullies bully, but a new study looks at the other side of the equation: How do children respond to bullying and why? The answer, researchers say, may lead to more effective interventions to reduce the negative consequences — and perhaps even the frequency — of bullying. The study appears in the journal Child Development. "The main question we were interested in is how do children go about selecting strategies for dealing with harassment from their...

2011-08-15 09:29:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new wellness report released by ComPsych Corporation, the state of many employees' emotional health likely will not support healthy lifestyle changes. Aggregate data from health risk assessments across ComPsych's customer base show that stress, anxiety, depression and poor social support may be hampering employees' efforts to achieve wellness goals. ComPsych is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs and is the...

2011-08-08 09:20:00

Psychologist reports on research about effects of bullying in high schools High schools in Virginia where students reported a high rate of bullying had significantly lower scores on standardized tests that students must pass to graduate, according to research presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. "Our study suggests that a bullying climate may play an important role in student test performance," said Dewey Cornell, PhD, a clinical...

2011-08-02 05:15:00

Nearly twenty percent of British children have been the victim of cyber-bullying, with many victims saying the experience has damaged their confidence, mental health and school attendance, the Telegraph reported on Monday. Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University questioned 500 adolescents aged 11 to 19, and found that 18.4 percent had been subjected to cyber-bullying, in which a person torments or intimidates another via the Internet or a mobile phone. Girls were more affected than boys, with...

2011-07-29 10:28:00

Join PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center and be Champions for Children! MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities nationwide are urged to plan for October's National Bullying Prevention Month, a project of PACER Center, and take an active role in the movement against bullying by using resources at PACER.org/bullying. "The culture of bullying won't end until people across the country take action and show children and teens that they care," said Julie...

2011-06-15 06:50:00

HATFIELD, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE) opened its doors and began welcoming its first members. SCOPE serves as an interdisciplinary hub for prevention educators. SCOPE is the first organization of its kind to encompass the full breadth and depth of the field of prevention. SCOPE prioritizes the advancement of primary prevention research, practice and implementation. Schools, communities, agencies, colleges...

Word of the Day
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.