Tag: "bullying" at medical news
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
... has suggested three possible predictors of future bullying
behavior: that parental emotional support helps yo...and prosocial skills and might be protective; that bullying
might arise out of early cognitive deficits that lead to decreased competence with peers; and that t...
Psychologically distressed children more likely to be involved in bullying
...U.S. students, researchers found the prevalence of bullying
involvement among teens and preteens was approximately 30 percent. Concerns about the role of bullying
in school violence, depression, and health concerns have grown over the past decade. Gwen M. Glew, M...
UNICEF report shows disabled children at serious risk
...t the most common was physical violence, including bullying
and beating of disabled children in the home, school, workplace and institutions. Homicide, in the form of "infanticide" and "mercy killings" was found to be the most extreme act of violence, and the most underreported was sexual abuse. While childre...
Bullying keeps overweight kids off the field
...nd taunts may seem like harmless child's play, but bullying
may keep overweight children on the sidelines, mak...ictims to avoid events where they might be teased, bullying
also is linked to depression and loneliness. Either way, bullying
spells serious trouble for childre...
Students feel safer in ethnically diverse schools, UCLA psychologists report
...es are in the sixth year of their long-term school bullying
study of more than 1,900 sixth graders, and their ...part of this long-term project. Nishina conducted bullying
research as a postdoctoral scholar at UCLA. A "balance of power" among ethic groups may be the reaso...
I forgive you for taking his lunch money
...d reconciliation at home lessens the recurrence of bullying
among adolescents. Results of a survey of nearly t...ation promote adaptive shame management and reduce bullying
behavior. The study points out that punitive measures such as suspension and expulsion may reinforce...
Experts present strategies to address adolescent violence and bullying
...ation's leading experts on adolescent violence and bullying
examined the prevalence of adolescent violence including bullying
in the United States, identifying risk and resiliency factors for violence, as well as common chara...
Violence in the home leads to higher rates of childhood bullying
...e in the home engaged in higher levels of physical bullying
than youngsters who were not witnesses to such beh...llying. It also is one of the first to break down bullying
into physical aggression (hitting, pushing and other forms outward aggression) and relational aggres...
Bullying can be reduced but many common approaches ineffective
...sed programs involving multiple disciplines reduce bullying
in elementary school, junior or senior high school...ing to a systematic review of over 2000 studies on bullying
published in English. The review was published in the January 2007 issue of the Archives of Pediatr...
Children with both autism and ADHD often bully, parents say
...is is the first nationally representative study of bullying
behaviors among children with autism. The majority... ADD or ADHD were concerned about their children's bullying
behaviors, but there is much we do not yet understand. It is too early to label these children as bu...
Psychological bullying hits just as hard
doesnt have to leave physical bumps and bruises to contribute to a hostile and potentially dangerous school environment. Behavior that intentionally harms another individual, through the manipulation of social relationships (or relational aggression)...
Sleep-related breathing disorder common among aggressive, bullying schoolchildren
...e such behaviors and provide a novel way to target bullying
and aggressive behaviors in the school setting," said O'Brien. An SRBD may be a problem in more than 10 percent of children. It occurs when the airway is partially blocked during sleep. The most common example is snoring. The most severe form of...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
... Florida researchers say. Parent distress, peer bullying
and childhood depression can propel a cycle that m...ow factors such as parent distress, depression and bullying
affect a childs well-being, giving researchers a better understanding of how to help overweight chil...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
...ool, more than heath issues, is the stigma and the bullying
that accompanies being overweight. Future research should explore this additional, very damaging side effect of being overweight. The study builds on others that show that the medical and psychosocial consequences of being overweight are numerous ...