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Demi Lovato Joins National Bullying Prevention Movement

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Records pop music sensation and Disney Channel star, Demi Lovato, today announced a partnership with PACER Center's National Center for Bullying Prevention to help champion their anti-bullying movement. With this announcement, Lovato, w...

Cyber Bullying Affects One in 10 Students

But researchers find supportive parents help keep abusive behaviors at bay MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Bullying still makes life miserable for plenty of students, only these days some aggressors apparently operate electronically. A new study shows that many children in grad...

Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Spreading rumors and gossiping may not cause bruises or black eyes, but the psychological consequences of this social type of bullying could linger into early adulthood, a new University of Florida study shows. In a study of 210 college students, UF researchers discovered a ...

University of Denver bullying victimization study

DENVER-A University of Denver study shows a curriculum-based bullying prevention program reduced incidents of bullying by 20 percent, twice as much as in the study control group. Jeffrey M. Jenson and William A. Dieterich of the University of Denvers Graduate School of Social Work studied more ...

Hazelden Publishing Launches Parent Toolkit During National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week (Oct. 21 - 27, 2007), Hazelden Publishing is releasing a free, online toolkit for parents and family caregivers to help them end bullying for children. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cg...

Getting Tough on Bullying

Kids, parents and schools need to work together to stop abusive behavior, experts say FRIDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Behavior that was once dismissed as "kids being kids" is now recognized as bullying. And as mounting research shows the negative effects on both the bully and th...

The 'choking game,' psychological distress and bullying

Ontarios youth are experiencing a different kind of high -- approximately seven percent (an estimated 79,000 students in grades 7 to 12) report participating in a thrill-seeking activity called the choking game, which involves self-asphyxiation or having been choked by someone else on purpose. The...

Sexual harassment at school -- more harmful than bullying

Schools current focus on bullying prevention may be masking the serious and underestimated health consequences of sexual harassment, according to James Gruber from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Susan Fineran from the University of Southern Maine in the US. Their research (1), just publis...

Taking The Bull By The Horns- Australia To Tackle Bullying In Schools

Australian Prime Minister John Howard, who raised concerns about school bullying has decided to give more power to school principals to equip them against the menace. The Prime Minister will announce this move at a meet unveiling the Governments new education agenda. Yet, critics of ...

Psychological Bullying Hits Just as Hard

School bullying 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), is just as significant a conce...

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Bullying in Medical Technology

Stress-Related Disorders Affect Brain's Processing of Memory

...s reported suffering varying degrees of stressful traumatic events, such as sexual or physical abuse, difficult relationships or "mobbing" - a type of bullying or harassment - at some point in their lives. After reviewing a list of neutral word pairs, each participant underwent fMRI. During imaging, t...
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Bullying in Biological News

Mice lacking social memory molecule take bullying in stride

The social avoidance that normally develops when a mouse repeatedly experiences defeat by a dominant animal disappears when it lacks a gene for a memory molecule in a brain circuit for social learning, scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Healt...

Children who are dissatisfied with their appearance often have problems with their peer group

...he rule rather than the exception that children and young people are dissatisfied with their appearance. Those children who are teased or subject to bullying are particularly critical of their appearance - and they tend to be this way over a long period. This is revealed in a new thesis in psychology from t...

Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals

...ng themselves up for the negative fallout that accompanies absenteeism. Whats keeping them from school, 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...

Study shows hope for ridding lakes of clawed invader

... The rusty crayfish - a voracious, bullying exotic that has visited ecological havoc on numerous Wisconsin lakes - may have finally met its match. Since its introduction to Wisconsin waters s...
Bullying in Biological Technology

Here's why Wisconsin's stem cell patents are being challenged

...s. Rather, Simpson asserts that WARF has chilled stem-cell research elsewhere. The problem has been the arrogant and aggressive - some have said bullying - way that WARF has chosen to assert its patents and the negative impact that has had in the United States, Simpson wrote. Start-up biotech firms eage...

Patent ruling doesn't tarnish Wisconsin's stem cell leadership

...lls. But that doesn't mean what they have done is patentable. Arrogant WARF? The problem has been the arrogant and aggressive - some have said bullying - way that WARF has chosen to assert its patents and the negative impact that has had in the United States. Start-up biotech firms eager to do potenti...
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