You may not know it from looking at the news, but the rates of many forms of child maltreatment and victimization may actually be falling. A recent study from JAMA Pediatrics documents the rate youth victimization from 2003 to 2011. Random telephone surveys (those annoying phone calls we often get and ignore) were conducted in […]
Can getting bullied make you sick? Bullying is getting a lot of attention and perhaps deservedly so. Research continues to show that being bullied in childhood can have profound and long-lasting negative effects both behaviorally and relative to other health outcomes. A recent study by Bill Copeland (a psychologist who, by the way, received his […]
This entry was posted on Monday, July 14th, 2014 at 9:53 pm and is filed under Bullying.
Brother and sisters fighting with each other is exceedingly common, but these behaviors often get chalked up to typical sibling interactions, or even a rite of passage that can toughen kids up. A new study from the journal Pediatrics, however, finds evidence that there may be real mental health consequences to these intense conflicts. The […]
Kids bullying other kids used to be seen as an innocent rite of passage. Research has shown, however, that bullying can have severe and sometimes tragic consequences. New technology, such as social networking internet sites, now can extend the reach of bullies form the confines of school and into the homes of all children with […]
This entry was posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:54 pm and is filed under Bullying.