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Study finds children with autism more likely to be bullied at home and at school
A major new study has found children with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they return from school, they have no respite from victimization. (2019-07-21)
Teens 'mocked' by their parents are at greater risk for bullying, victimization
New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. (2019-07-09)
Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied
Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors. (2019-07-01)
Keeping children safe in the 'Internet of Things' age
Children need protection when using programmable Internet computing devices -- and Lancaster University scientists have drawn up new guidelines to help designers build in safeguards. (2019-06-21)
Bullying gets worse as children with autism get older
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-06-12)
Supportive families and schools help prevent substance use among trans youth: UBC study
Strong family and school connections are helping prevent transgender youth from smoking cigarettes and using marijuana, even among those targeted by violence. (2019-06-10)
Does obesity increase risk of being a bullying victim, perpetrator, or both?
A new study has shown that obese adolescents are not only significantly more likely to experience bullying, but they are also more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of bullying compared to their healthy weight peers. (2019-06-10)
Study examines consequences of workplace bullying
New research reveals how frequently being the target of workplace bullying not only leads to health-related problems but can also cause victims to behave badly themselves. (2019-05-16)
Arts education can provide creative counter narratives against hate speech
Hate, as an emotion, is not an efficient response to ideological hate speech. (2019-05-14)
Political controversies about marginalized groups increase bullying in youths
Scientists have uncovered new evidence that heated political discourse over proposed laws involving marginalized groups, such as debates about the rights of LGBT people, can contribute to an increase in bullying linked to students' identity in schools. (2019-05-13)
Is being bullied as teen associated with growing up in areas of income inequality?
A survey study of about 874,000 adolescents from 40 European and North American countries suggests growing up in areas with income inequality was associated with being bullied after accounting for some other mitigating factors. (2019-05-13)
Being bullied as a teen is associated with growing up in areas of income inequality
Growing up in areas with income inequality is associated with being bullied, according to a new study, which surveyed approximately 874,000 children in 40 medium and high income countries in Europe, North America and Israel. (2019-05-13)
Bullying linked to student's pain medication use
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even when controlling for the amount of pain they felt, as well as age, gender, and socioeconomic status. (2019-05-09)
For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression
Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. (2019-05-09)
Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys
Girls are more often bullied than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to research led by a Rutgers University-Camden nursing scholar. (2019-05-07)
Bullying among adolescents hurts both the victims and the perpetrators
About a tenth of adolescents across the globe have been the victim of psychological or physical violence from their classmates. (2019-05-06)
School bullying increases chances of mental health issues and unemployment in later life
Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life. (2019-04-17)
Study examines association of individual factors, likelihood of bullying
Exposure to bullying is common. This study included about 5,000 children in the United Kingdom and it used genetic data, information on observable traits and exposure to bullying to identify individual risk factors associated with the likelihood of being bullied. (2019-04-03)
Defining obesity in children should be based on health issues, not just BMI
Details of the study called the Canadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR). (2019-04-02)
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2019
ORNL used artificial intelligence to analyze data from published medical studies about bullying to reveal the potential of broader impacts, such as mental illness or disease; New low-cost, printed, flexible sensor can wrap around power cables to precisely monitor electrical loads from household appliances; ORNL is evaluating paths for licensing remotely operated microreactors, which could provide clean energy to isolated regions; ORNL-led team used carbon nanotubes to improve process that removes salt from water. (2019-04-01)
Peer relations linked to smoking behavior in vocational students
In a Nursing Open study, peer relations and self-rated health were associated with smoking behavior in both girls and boys studying in upper secondary vocational schools. (2019-03-25)
Accelerating advances for HIV-positive Youth in Eastern Cape, South Africa
Lucie Cluver, Professor of Child and Family Social Work in Oxford's Department of Social Policy and Intervention, is the principal investigator and lead author with Mark Orkin, Visiting Professor in the Developmental Pathways to Health Research Unit (DPHRU) in the Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, School of Clinical Medicine at Wits University. (2019-03-14)
Bullying evolves with age and proves difficult to escape from
An international team from the Universities of Cordoba, Cambridge and Zurich conducted a study on bullying roles among peers. (2019-03-14)
Good grief: Victimized employees don't get a break
As if being picked on wasn't bad enough, victims of workplace mistreatment may also be seen as bullies themselves, even if they've never engaged in such behavior. (2019-03-08)
Bullying bosses negatively impact employee performance and behavior
Employees bullied by their bosses are more likely to report unfairness and work stress, and consequently become less committed to their jobs or even retaliate, according to a Portland State University study. (2019-03-07)
Let's dance!
Research shows that dance supports wellbeing, improves group spirit, and boosts learning. (2019-02-19)
The more the merrier? Children with multiple siblings more susceptible to bullying
A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (2019-02-14)
High rates of weight-based bullying found among LBGTQ adolescents
Adolescents who identify as LGBTQ often face victimization and bullying because of their sexual and/or gender identity. (2019-02-07)
Workplace sexism's effects on women's mental health and job satisfaction
A new Journal of Applied Social Psychology study investigates the associations between workplace sexism, sense of belonging at work, mental health, and job satisfaction for women in male-dominated industries. (2019-02-06)
Gay-straight alliances contribute to a safer school climate long-term
Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) help make schools safer for students the longer they are in place, even among straight students, finds new research from the Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre at the University of British Columbia. (2019-02-05)
Study reveals alarming numbers of violent injuries among schoolchildren
Nearly 1 in 5 fifth-graders has received violent injuries, the majority delivered by guns or knives, according to recently published research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). (2019-01-24)
Youth with disabilities have increased risk for technology-involved peer harassment
New research from the University of New Hampshire finds that while youths with disabilities, mental health diagnoses and special education services experience peer harassment or bullying at similar rates as other youth, understanding differences in how they experience it may lead to solutions that minimize risk to all youth. (2019-01-22)
Identifying 'friends' in an objective manner
Dr. Teruyoshi Kobayashi of Kobe University and his team developed a new method for identifying individuals that have essential connections between them -- what they call 'significant ties'. (2019-01-16)
Binge eating and smoking linked to bullying and sexual abuse
People who ever suffered bullying or sexual abuse have a lower quality of life similar to those living with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, depression or severe anxiety, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found. (2019-01-11)
Study finds link between voter preference for Trump and bullying in middle schools
Bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton, according to a study published online today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. (2019-01-09)
Aggressive behavior brings emotional pain to the sadist
Sadists derive pleasure or enjoyment from another person's pain, yet new research shows that sadistic behavior ultimately deprives the sadists of happiness. (2018-12-19)
How bullying affects the brain
The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. (2018-12-12)
Rethinking school suspensions: School climate offers a clue
Now, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Virginia have found that when educators and administrators focus on creating a positive school climate, the likelihood of a student being suspended decreases by approximately 10 percent. (2018-12-12)
Making UK schools more inclusive places could help reduce bullying and promote well-being
Restorative practice - bringing together pupils involved in bullying, conflict or misbehaviour to appreciate the harms caused and improve relationships - could help tackle bullying, improve mental health and lower rates of regular smoking and drinking alcohol in secondary school, according to new research published in The Lancet. (2018-11-22)
Bullying and violence at work increases the risk of cardiovascular disease
People who are bullied at work or experience violence at work are at higher risk of heart and brain blood vessel problems, including heart attacks and stroke, according to the largest prospective study to investigate the link, which is published in the European Heart Journal. (2018-11-18)
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