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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,...

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,...

2013-07-02 10:55:41

Managers worst offenders; workload pressures and organizational culture contributory factors One in five UK NHS staff report bullying by colleagues, with almost half saying they have witnessed bullying, in the past six months, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Managers are the most common source of bullying, with workload pressures and organizational culture contributory factors, the study reveals. The findings are based on the responses of almost 3000 NHS...

2013-07-01 08:27:31

Report calls attention to sick and special needs kids who are particularly vulnerable to attack and explores the developmental consequences of bullying MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to draw greater attention to the health and developmental impacts bullying has on children, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today released a report called, "Understanding the Threat of Bullying." The report examines bullying as a public health...

2013-06-27 23:41:51

A national poll by Workplace Options suggests U.S. workers are in support of health insurance for same-sex couples, but don’t believe their employers offer them. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 With a Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act expected any day now, millions of gay and lesbian Americans await a decision that will greatly affect their personal lives. But what about their work lives? A new poll, commissioned by employee effectiveness and work-life services...

2013-06-27 23:31:15

After working with thousands of musicians, BEAT100 have come to realise that bullying due to being talented is more common than thought. Whether you're a musician, model, or actor, the likelihood of being bullied is high, which is purely down to the level of jealousy from others. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 After working with thousands of musicians BEAT100, have come to realise that bullying due to being talented is more common than thought. Whether you're a musician, model, or actor,...

Workplace Bullying Affects The Most Unattractive
2013-06-23 05:34:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unattractive people are more likely to be bullied in the workplace than their better-looking counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Human Performance. The study, conducted by business professors at Michigan State University and the University of Notre Dame, polled 114 employees working at a health care facility in the southern US. They were asked how often they were the targets of...

2013-06-20 13:46:11

New research out of the University of Minnesota identifies significant risk factors for suicidal behavior in youth being bullied, but also identifies protective factors for the same group of children. The article, "Suicidal Thinking and Behavior Among Youth Involved in Verbal and Social Bullying: Risk and Protective Factors" is being published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health. The supplement identifies bullying as a clear public health issue, calling for...

2013-05-20 23:13:51

Multi-faceted Approaches to Prevention are Becoming More Common Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 NAVEX GlobalTM today released its Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey findings on emerging trends in harassment, retaliation, discrimination and bullying — the most pervasive, people-driven risks in the workplace. A cross-section of 500+ ethics and compliance professionals — including many from multinationals and Fortune 500 organizations — were surveyed on prevention...

2013-05-09 23:03:41

Association focuses on Bullying for National Children´s Mental Health Day on May 9 Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) is taking part in Mental Health Awareness Month to bring public awareness to the critical importance of mental health. This Thursday, the association is joining the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in recognizing National Children´s Mental Health Day. According to the American Psychological...