bullying

Year 7 bullies can become victims
Year 7 bullies can become victims (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Students who are bullies in Year 7 are also likely to become victims in high school, Flinders research has found. A new study of 1,382 students across three cohorts found that children who were bullies or victims of bullying in ... Read More »

Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely
Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

People who were involved in sibling bullying during childhood are up to 3x more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in early adulthood – new University of Warwick research The more often children are involved in sibling bullying ... Read More »

PEACE Pack halves bullying at Adelaide school
PEACE Pack halves bullying at Adelaide school (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Flinders University program to reduce bullying in the schoolyard and promote wellbeing among children has halved the incidents of bullying at Brighton Secondary School and is having a similar impact in schools across the world. This is according to ... Read More »

More focus needed on schoolyard bullies, not the victims
More focus needed on schoolyard bullies, not the victims (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian parents have called for firmer action against schoolyard bullies rather than focusing on making vulnerable children more resilient.  Just over 50 per cent of parents who responded to a recent UniSA study said their child had been bullied at ... Read More »

Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time
Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new UCL-led study has provided the strongest evidence to date that exposure to bullying causes mental health issues such as anxiety years later. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry and funded by MQ: Transforming Mental Health and the Economic ... Read More »

Bullied primary school children are falling behind in learning
Bullied primary school children are falling behind in learning (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New work from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has uncovered that one in three boys and one in four girls aged 8 to 9 years are experiencing weekly bullying at their primary school. The new results, published in Academic ... Read More »

Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery
Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

11.5% of bullying victims have extreme desire to have cosmetic surgery, as well as 3.4% of bullies and 8.8% of teenagers who both bully and are bullied – compared with less than 1% of those who are unaffected by bullying ... Read More »

Tips for preparing children for school
Tips for preparing children for school (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How parents and teachers can help kids do their best: From dealing with anxious kids or those more gifted, to the power of reading, University of Sydney health and education experts share their tips to help parents and teachers kick off ... Read More »

Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years
Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, suggests a new survey of college students. The study, which involved 480 college freshmen through seniors, indicated that the detrimental effects of bullying may ... Read More »

Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?
Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed? (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

The prevalence of school bullying has reduced in recent years and schools are responding positively to the problem, but a report from the University of South Australia reveals it remains a serious issue and more work is needed at a ... Read More »

 
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