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2013-02-15 23:01:47

New article explains challenges and misconceptions of unhealthy work behavior and opportunities of Human Capital Risk Management New York, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Employers lose $50-200 billion annually thanks to employee theft, fraud, embezzlement, and vandalism. Workplace bullying is becoming a major public health concern with an estimated 71.5 million workers affected. The business costs of harmful workplace behaviors can be devastating, yet many leaders and HR professionals fail...

Online Bullying Just As Harmful To Kids As The Physical Kind
2013-02-11 15:06:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While online bullying can be looked at as if it was just a virtual problem, new research indicates that it can have the same effects as those children who are bullied offline as well. Researchers wrote in the International Criminal Justice Review (ICJR) about how children who are bullied online are just as likely to skip school or consider suicide as those physically bullied. Michigan State University (MSU) researchers used...

“Cool” Kids More Likely To Take Part In Bullying
2013-01-25 09:44:26

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) revealed that “cool” kids in middle school had a tendency to participate in bullying more than others. Bullying was defined as either "starting fights or pushing other kids around" or "spreading nasty rumors about other kids." The UCLA psychology study found that bullying could help improve an individual´s social status and popularity among middle...

2012-12-14 12:23:51

Impact similar for both personal and witnessed experience Witnessing or being on the receiving end of bullying at work heightens the risk of employees being prescribed antidepressants, sleeping pills, and tranquillizers, finds research published in BMJ Open. Workplace bullying is linked to poorer mental health among employees, but it is not clear if that translates into a greater need for drug treatment, and if the impact is similar for those witnessing bullying and those who find...

2012-10-26 04:03:57

What is bullying? A bully is often thought of as a big kid who physically or verbally assaults a smaller kid. But that´s not always the case. Bullying occurs whenever there is an imbalance of power, however it occurs. While some types of bullying are easier to spot than others, all can have lasting impact. Parent Action for Healthy Kids releases how to spot bullies in school and in the community and what parents can do. (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 What is bullying? A bully is often...

2012-10-22 22:30:38

Children diagnosed with mental health disorders were three times more likely to be identified as bullies, according to new research presented Oct. 22 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. Bullying is a form of youth violence defined as repetitive, intentional aggression that involves a disparity of power between the victim and perpetrator. A 2011 nationwide survey found 20 percent of U.S. high school students were bullied during the...

2012-10-19 04:00:58

Numero Uno Web Solutions (NumeroUnoWeb.com), a fast-growing global Internet marketing firm that caters to small and mid-size business-to-consumer companies, is proud to announce the launch of Lodestone Counselling Services´ new web site, http://www.HowToCope.ca. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Numero Uno Web Solutions (NumeroUnoWeb.com), a fast-growing global Internet marketing firm that caters to small and mid-size business-to-consumer companies, is proud to announce the launch...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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