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Bullying in School: The Traumatic Effects of Bullying on Children

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The issue of bullying has plagued many school systems in the US. We have all read about issues of bullying causing students to take drastic measures to make the pain stop. Unfortunately, many of these drastic measures have resulted in suicide and/or murder. In 2010, a 15-year-old immigrant from Ireland took her own life because of excessive bullying. A New York ... Read More »

Effects of bullying may add up in kids

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The negative physical and mental effects tied to bullying among children and teens may accumulate throughout the years, according to a new study. Researchers found that teens who had been bullied in the past and those currently being bullied tended to have a lower quality of life, compared to those who were bullied less or not at all. This finding ... Read More »

Bullying takes many forms

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The second installment of the Daily News’ series on bullying covers six different kinds of bullying and how to recognize the signs that one is a victim of mistreatment. One of the most recognizable kinds of bullying is physical. There are many different types of negative physical interactions that may occur between young people. Although bullying often takes a mental ... Read More »

Facts About Bullying

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Reporters and other content creators need the facts quickly. This section pulls together fundamental information about bullying you can use to build your pieces, including: Definition State of the Science Statistics Bullying and Suicide Targeted Groups (e.g., LGBT) Laws Definition There is no universally accepted definition of bullying, but most agree with the core elements of this definition: intentionally aggressive, usually ... Read More »

Bullying knows no age limit, warn experts who see a rise in cases among seniors

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Schoolyard thugs who prey on weaker or vulnerable classmates may grow up, but they don’t go away – even when their hair turns gray, experts say. An increasing number of senior citizens are being victimized by other seniors, they say. The bullying varies but includes bossing others around, verbal putdowns, spreading rumors and sometimes physical violence. According to one estimate, ... Read More »

Battling bullies: Safety experts offer advice on dealing with bullying, cyber-bullying

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School is a place for young people to learn, grown and acquire skills for their future. But, what happens when that place is no longer one of comfort, safety and assurance? In addition to physical bullying, students today may also face cyber-bullying, making safety awareness more important than ever. Tracy and Charley Vega, personal safety experts and founders of Simple ... Read More »

Bullying at work affects health, can have legal repercussions

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America’s workplace culture is a competitive, and sometimes combative one, as Debra Schroeder of St. Cloud’s Connect Initiative can attest. Bully-like behaviors may be tolerated — even encouraged — in a culture where the ends sometimes justify the means in the drive to reach the top, say experts such as Schroeder, who coaches workplaces on conflict resolution. And that’s a ... Read More »

Bullying Statistics 2014: an Extensive Guide Released by NoBullying Today

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There is no doubt that bullying is a problem in U.S. schools, but just how much of a problem is it? NoBullying.com releases the latest bullying statistics 2014 guide today. According to the guide, recent news stories are filled with tales of cyberbullying – where the target is harassed through social media or other technology – that have unfortunately resulted in victims’ ... Read More »

Bullying Prevention: What Works? What Doesn’t? (Part III)

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Written by Frank DiLallo | | frank@peace2usolutions.com Part I of this series referenced least effective bullying prevention strategies. Part II focused on four most effective approaches to bullying prevention. In this third segment, five additional most effective approaches are highlighted, which include more compelling research from the “Youth Voice Project: Student Insights Into Bullying And Peer Mistreatment,” co-authored by national bullying prevention experts Stan ... Read More »

Bullying Prevention: What Works? What Doesn’t? (Part II)

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Written by Frank DiLallo | | frank@peace2usolutions.com To recap Part I of this series, I discussed a number of bullying prevention strategies found to be least effective in current research with 13,177 students ages 11-19 (grades five to 12) in 31 U.S. schools across 12 states. The research, co-authored by national bullying prevention experts Stan Davis and Dr. Charisse Nixon, was recently published ... Read More »