While it's no surprise that abused or neglected kids are more likely to end up being bullies or victims of bullying, a new study reveals that children with overprotective parents are also more likely to be victims of bullying.
The effects of being bullied at a young age don’t fade away with time; rather they stay with the person for life. According to a new study, bullied children grow up with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts.
According to a new study, high school students who identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual are more likely to get bullied, but the rates of bullying decrease later in life.
The most famous kid in middle school may turn out to be a bully, according to a recent research. Bullying is when someone uses force to scare others, which could be outright physical abuse or mild mental coercion. The technique might differ but the intention does not.
A new study suggests that children who make efforts to be kind to others are happier and get more acceptance from their peers. The study by researchers from University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside, was published in the journal PLOS ONE and aimed at examining how happiness can be boosted in children between the ages of 9 and 11.
A recent survey of adolescents in weight-loss programs has revealed that many overweight teenagers get teased or bullied. Of the participants, apparently 64 percent were bullied or teased and while most of the bullying came from peers, some of them even reported bullying from parents, teachers and coaches.
A new study suggests that about one-third of children who have food allergies suffer bullying at school. So apart from constantly watching out for allergens, parents of children suffering from food allergy also need to be highly vigilant about their children's day-to-day encounters and make sure that their child is not the favorite target of a bully in class.
Bullying by childhood peers leaves a trace that can change the expression of a gene linked to mood. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention defines bullying among children as repeated, negative acts committed by one or more children against another. Bullying could be verbal or physical, and these days, there are an increasing number of reports of cyber bullying as well. This negative act is not only limited to children; a good number of adults experience bullying at the workplace too. Various studies have been conducted around the world to understand the impact of bullying on victims and its long-term effects.
While many of us think that bullying is something only school children deal with, the reality is that bullying can take place practically anywhere, at any age. It could be your colleague or boss bullying you at the workplace and unlike children who physically abuse their classmates, words and actions may be used against one to intimidate their victims. But let it be a colleague or a boss, no one should be making you uncomfortable at the workplace. Working in such a kind of environment or suffering through such a situation increases one's risk of being prescribed antidepressants, sleeping pills and tranquilizers, finds a new study.
According to Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, bullying among children is defined as repeated, negative acts committed by one or more children against another.
According to a recent study published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, researchers state that most adolescents who suffered from autism were bullied during their childhood.