bullying

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    Bullying and Seattle Public schools

    I have a situation where the SPS are denying that my 6-7 year-old daughter has been bullied at school. The SPS is saying that the boy's behavior was "inappropriate but within the developmental range of a 6-7 year-old". The bullying was to such a degree that my daughter began to have suicidal...
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    Trauma begets trauma: Bullying associated with increased suicide attempts among 12-to-15-year-olds

    International study finds bullying victimization is associated with suicide attempts across 48 countries A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that bullying victimization may increase the risk of suicide...
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    Bullying gets worse as children with autism get older

    Children with autism spectrum disorder (Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)) are more likely to experience bullying than children without Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Hannah Morton, a graduate student in the clinical psychology...
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    For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression

    Nearly 15 percent of high school students report being bullied online 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. Although research has examined the relationship between online...
  5. runawaybunny

    Bullying among adolescents hurts both the victims and the perpetrators

    How the problems can be stopped Name-calling, hair pulling or cyberbullying: About a tenth of adolescents across the globe have been the victim of psychological or physical violence from classmates at least once in their lives. A new study carried out by researchers at Martin Luther University...
  6. runawaybunny

    Bullying evolves with age and proves difficult to escape from

    Bullying is a harmful antisocial behavior present in schools all over the world. Involvement in bullying, as either perpetrators or victims, have serious short-term and long-term consequences for all the members of the school community, family and society in general, causing future problems...
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    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...
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    How bullying affects the brain

    New research identifies a possible mechanism that shows how bullying may influence the structure of the adolescent brain The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. Research now shows that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents...
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