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Released: 20-Mar-2024 4:30 PM EDT
Young African students call out racial stereotypes in TikTok first
University of South Australia

Assumptions, misconceptions, and stereotypes – no one wants to be judged by how they look or where they’re from. But for many Black African students, that’s their reality and it’s taking a serious toll on their wellbeing and sense of belonging.

Released: 28-Feb-2024 10:20 AM EST
Most LGBTQ+ Orthopaedic Trainees and Professionals Report Workplace Bias
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Most lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+) orthopaedic trainees and professionals openly identify their sexual orientation or gender identity to at least some colleagues, but many report experiencing bullying, discrimination, or differential treatment in their workplaces, according to research presented in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® (CORR®), a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

12-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Study finds childhood bullying linked to distrust and mental health problems in adolescence
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A new study, co-led by UCLA Health and the University of Glasgow, found that young teenagers who develop a strong distrust of other people as a result of childhood bullying are substantially more likely to have significant mental health problems as they enter adulthood compared to those who do not develop interpersonal trust issues.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Lifting of federal funding ban tied to increase in gun violence research
Yale University

The lifting of a two-decade drought in federal funding for firearm injury prevention research was strongly associated with an increase in both clinical trials and publications on gun violence, according to a new report published in JAMA Surgery.

Released: 7-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.

Released: 5-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Bullied teens’ brains show chemical change associated with psychosis
University of Tokyo

Researchers have found that adolescents being bullied by their peers are at greater risk of the early stages of psychotic episodes and in turn experience lower levels of a key neurotransmitter in a part of the brain involved in regulating emotions.

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1-Dec-2023 5:05 PM EST
The case of a persistent bully: from victim to perpetrator
University of South Australia

In a unique case study, UniSA researchers have explored the lived experiences of a self-identified persistent bully – a voice that is scarce in literature – to gain a deeper understanding of the factors that may contribute to this anti-social aggressive behaviour.

Newswise: Healthy connections help kids cope with cyberbullying
Released: 17-Sep-2023 8:05 PM EDT
Healthy connections help kids cope with cyberbullying
University of South Australia

University of South Australia researchers are helping parents protect children and teens from the effects of cyberbullying by encouraging social connection, healthy friendships and belonging.

Newswise: UAH receives Stage 1 approval for $24.4M Bevill Center renovation to expand cybersecurity education, training and research
Released: 1-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT
UAH receives Stage 1 approval for $24.4M Bevill Center renovation to expand cybersecurity education, training and research
University of Alabama Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) received Stage 1 approval from the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees for a $24.4 million Center for Cybersecurity Research, Education and Advanced Training. The 45,000-square-foot renovation project will establish UAH’s Bevill Center as the new home of the existing UAH Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE), and it will modify the building to add modern classroom and training spaces, research laboratories and office space, as well as complete upgrades to the main building lobby.

Released: 24-Aug-2023 1:25 PM EDT
SLU Study: Adolescents of Color With A Disability Experience More Racial Discrimination
Saint Louis University

Adolescents of color with a disability or special health care need (SHCN) were almost twice as likely to experience racial discrimination compared to peers of color without SHCNs, according to Saint Louis University research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Released: 21-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Teenage cyberbullying: A toxic side effect of online socialization
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A new questionnaire-based study published in Medicine® looks at the associated risk factors and persistent ramifications of bullying in teenage participants from Romania

Released: 21-Aug-2023 7:00 AM EDT
Virginia Tech psychologist offers tips for parents and schools to help address bullying
Virginia Tech

The start of a new school year can be exciting, but for some students it comes with fear and anxiety - especially for those who are victims of bullying. According to Virginia Tech psychologist Rosanna Breaux, about 1 in 4 children experience bullying in elementary school. “The hurtful behavior can happen in a variety of ways - physical, verbal, or social,” says Breaux.

Released: 10-Aug-2023 11:05 AM EDT
"Get back to where you once belonged!" Back-to-School stories for media

It's that time of year again. For media working on stories about the seasonal return to school, here are the latest features and experts in the Back-To-School channel on Newswise.

31-Jul-2023 12:55 PM EDT
Bullying, Suicidal Thoughts Linked to More Frequent Headaches in Teens
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Teens who have been bullied by their peers, or who have considered or attempted suicide, may be more likely to have more frequent headaches than teens who have not experienced any of these problems, according to a study published in the August 2, 2023, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study does not prove that bullying or thoughts of suicide cause headaches; it only shows an association.

Released: 20-Jul-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Tell us how you really feel -- keep up with the latest research in Psychology and Psychiatry

The latest research in psychology and psychiatry on Newswise.

Released: 30-Jun-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Find the latest expert commentary on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions here

Newswise offers a roundup of the latest expert commentary on the recent decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Released: 23-May-2023 5:30 PM EDT
A troubling reaction to school violence compounds the crisis

High school students who experience violence or bullying at school are more likely to bring weapons like a gun, knife, or club to school than those who have not experienced violence, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier.

Released: 23-May-2023 2:45 PM EDT
Privacy protection and other corporate accountability matters in the Business Ethics channel

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. Find the latest research and expert commentary on privacy issues and controversial business practices in the Business Ethics channel.

9-May-2023 3:05 PM EDT
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Get your mental health news here

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Get your mental health news here.

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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Newswise: FAU Gets $6 Million to Increase Mental Health Counselors in Florida Schools
Released: 20-Apr-2023 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Gets $6 Million to Increase Mental Health Counselors in Florida Schools
Florida Atlantic University

A 2019 Florida Department of Health survey showed that 12.7 percent of Florida high schoolers had carried a weapon; 21.2 percent were involved in a physical altercation; and 11.3 percent and 14.9 percent were bullied electronically or on school property, respectively. In addition, 15.6 percent reported they had seriously considered attempting suicide. Alarmingly, results indicated a 50 percent increase in the suicide attempt rate for black females. These numbers demonstrate the need for timely, immediate prevention and intervention in mental health services for Florida youth.

Released: 19-Apr-2023 1:50 PM EDT
MTSU management professor, associate provost codesign online course on COVID-19, diversity, civility
Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU management professor Jackie Gilbert has spent years researching the topics of civility and bullying in the workplace and is building on that expertise with the development of a new online course addressing the unique challenges brought about by the pandemic.

Released: 18-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Limited resources leave youth vulnerable to digital abuse
Cornell University

Youth in the U.S. are targets of cross-platform digital abuse from peers, strangers, offline acquaintances and even relatives, with threats ranging from harassment and sexual violence to financial fraud, according to a new study from Cornell University and Google researchers.

Released: 17-Apr-2023 7:40 PM EDT
Machine learning can help to flag risky messages on Instagram while preserving users’ privacy
Drexel University

As regulators and providers grapple with the dual challenges of protecting younger social media users from harassment and bullying, while also taking steps to safeguard their privacy, a team of researchers from four leading universities has proposed a way to use machine learning technology to flag risky conversations on Instagram without having to eavesdrop on them. The discovery could open opportunities for platforms and parents to protect vulnerable, younger users, while preserving their privacy.

Released: 6-Apr-2023 11:05 AM EDT
More harm perceived globally regarding online harassment
University of Michigan

Online insults and disrespect are perceived as more harmful by individuals outside the United States, especially when the content damages family reputation, according to a University of Michigan study.

Released: 21-Feb-2023 11:55 AM EST
Let's Talk About Eating Disorders
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Eating disorders are behavioral conditions in which normal eating habits become disrupted and rewarded in an unhealthy way. They can affect a person’s physical and mental health, and often happen in combination with other psychiatric conditions such as depression, anxiety or substance use disorder.

Newswise: New UniSA-Teamgage initiative tackles workplace bullying from the ground up
Released: 13-Feb-2023 10:05 PM EST
New UniSA-Teamgage initiative tackles workplace bullying from the ground up
University of South Australia

World-first research is at the heart of a new workplace bullying prevention program, launched today by the University of South Australia and Australian software business, Teamgage.

Released: 26-Jan-2023 4:15 PM EST
Tweets reveal where in cities people express different emotions and other behavioral studies in the Behavioral Science channel

Below are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 4:05 PM EST
We ain't misbehavin' here. The latest news in Behavioral Science on Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

Newswise: Teachers must stand up to bullying of LBGTQIA+ students
Released: 14-Nov-2022 8:05 PM EST
Teachers must stand up to bullying of LBGTQIA+ students
University of South Australia

Unconscious bias and gender stereotypes are preventing teachers from intervening when they see LGBTQIA+ students being bullied, researchers from the University of South Australia say.

Released: 27-Oct-2022 3:05 PM EDT
New Research Shows Link Between Workplace Bullying and Conspiracy Beliefs
University of Nottingham

New research has shown that people who experience bullying in the workplace are more likely to engage in conspiracy theorising.

Released: 27-Oct-2022 11:45 AM EDT
Online Microaggressions Strongly Impact Disabled Users
Cornell University

In person, people with disabilities often experience microaggressions – comments or subtle insults based on stereotypes. New types of microaggressions play out online as well, according to new Cornell-led research.

Released: 25-Oct-2022 2:10 PM EDT
The latest news in Opioids, Drug Abuse, and Addiction

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Drugs and drug abuse channel.

Newswise: Pandemic Escalated Teen Cyberbullying – Asian Americans Targeted Most
Released: 13-Oct-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Pandemic Escalated Teen Cyberbullying – Asian Americans Targeted Most
Florida Atlantic University

A study of U.S. middle and high school students shows that about 17 percent were cyberbullied in 2016 and 2019, but that proportion rose to 23 percent in 2021. Notably, 19 percent of Asian American youth said they had been cyberbullied, and about 1 in 4 (23.5 percent) indicated they were victimized online because of their race/color. Asian American youth were the only racial group where the majority (59 percent) reported more cyberbullying since the start of the COVID‐19 pandemic. In 2019, Asian American youth were the least likely to have experienced cyberbullying.

Released: 27-Sep-2022 2:10 PM EDT
The latest research and expert commentary on guns and violence

Here are some of the latest articles that have been posted in the Guns and Violence channel on Newswise.

Newswise: Youth Engaged in Digital Self-Harm 9 to 15 Times More Likely to Attempt Suicide
Released: 30-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Youth Engaged in Digital Self-Harm 9 to 15 Times More Likely to Attempt Suicide
Florida Atlantic University

Teens engaged in digital self-harm (online posting, sending or sharing of hurtful content about oneself anonymously) were between five and seven times more likely to have considered suicide and between nine and 15 times more likely to have attempted to end their life. Approximately 9 percent reported that they had anonymously posted something online about themselves that was mean, while about 5 percent said they had anonymously cyberbullied themselves.

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Released: 30-Aug-2022 12:05 AM EDT
Poor management the biggest risk factor for workplace bullying
University of South Australia

Workplace bullying affects one in 10 employees, costing global employers billions of dollars every year in absenteeism, stress leave and lost productivity.

Released: 8-Aug-2022 7:05 PM EDT
Locally supportive climates may do little to aid mental health for LGBTQ+ youth amidst broader societal stigma
University of California, Santa Cruz

New research shows little difference in mental health outcomes for LGBTQ+ youth between some of California's most and least supportive communities for sexual and gender diversity. The findings also indicate factors that may contribute to this trend.

Newswise: Greater Empathy in Adolescents Helps Prevent Bias-based Cyberbullying
Released: 8-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT
Greater Empathy in Adolescents Helps Prevent Bias-based Cyberbullying
Florida Atlantic University

Little is known about cyberbullying and empathy, especially as it relates harming or abusing others because of race or religion. A study is the first to examine general cyberbullying, race-based cyberbullying, and religion-based cyberbullying in young adolescents. Results show that the higher a youth scored on empathy, the lower the likelihood that they cyberbullied others. When it came to bias-based cyberbullying, higher levels of total empathy were associated with lower odds of cyberbullying others based on their race or religion.

23-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Study Shows Link Between Cyberbullying and Suicidality in Early Adolescence
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Young adolescents who are targets of cyberbullying are more likely to report suicidal thoughts and attempts, an association that goes above and beyond the link between suicidality and traditional offline bullying.

Released: 21-Jun-2022 11:00 AM EDT
75% of Teens Aren’t Getting Recommended Daily Exercise
University of Georgia

Three out of every four teens aren’t getting enough exercise, and this lack is even more pronounced among female students. But new research from the University of Georgia suggests improving a school’s climate can increase physical activity among adolescents.

Released: 14-Jun-2022 3:15 PM EDT
"Yes, optimists live longer" and more research news on Aging for media

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Aging channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.


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