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Newswise: Teens ‘Mocked’ by Their Parents Are at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

Article ID: 715398

Teens ‘Mocked’ by Their Parents Are at Greater Risk for Bullying, Victimization

Florida Atlantic University

New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. Many bullies have parents who are hostile, punitive and rejecting. A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents’ belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers. Derisive parenting precipitates a cycle of negative affect and anger between parents and adolescents, which ultimately leads to greater adolescent bullying and victimization.

9-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 714276

Bullying gets worse as children with autism get older

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

12-Jun-2019 9:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 712645

For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression

University at Buffalo

Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study.

9-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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    3-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 710568

Study Examines Association of Individual Factors, Likelihood of Bullying

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Exposure to bullying is common. This study included about 5,000 children in the United Kingdom and it used genetic data, information on observable traits and exposure to bullying to identify individual risk factors associated with the likelihood of being bullied.

1-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2019

Article ID: 710539

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2019

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL used artificial intelligence to analyze data about bullying to reveal potential of broader impacts; flexible sensor wraps around power cables to monitor electrical loads from household appliances; ORNL is evaluating paths for licensing remotely operated microreactors; ORNL used carbon nanotubes to improve process that removes salt from water

1-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Stranger Shaming: University of Kentucky Researcher Reveals Harm in Humiliating Others

Article ID: 710449

Stranger Shaming: University of Kentucky Researcher Reveals Harm in Humiliating Others

University of Kentucky

It's no secret — people are secretly taking photos of other people in public spaces and posting them to social media for amusement. This new phenomenon is being used to humiliate others, and it has become shockingly acceptable. This photographing activity that is neither illegal, nor offensive, may seem innocent, but — according to Lauren Cagle — shaming strangers can be harmful to everyone involved.

29-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 709441

Breaking Down Bullying: FSU Researchers Find Girls More Likely to Notice, Interpret and Intervene

Florida State University

Forget what you’ve heard about mean girls; new research from Florida State University finds girls are far more likely than boys to notice instances of bullying and interpret them as emergencies.Those findings were recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. Lyndsay Jenkins is an assistant professor in the FSU College of Education and lead author on the study.

11-Mar-2019 4:55 PM EDT



Article ID: 708606

Chicago Parents Identify Top 10 Social Issues for Youth in the City

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

In a new survey released by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), Chicago parents identified gun violence, bullying and poverty as the biggest social problems for children and adolescents in the city. The survey included parents from all 77 community areas in Chicago.

25-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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    14-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707913

The More the Merrier? Children with Multiple Siblings More Susceptible to Bullying

American Psychological Association (APA)

A child with more than one brother or sister is more likely to be the victim of sibling bullying than those with only one sibling, and firstborn children and older brothers tend to be the perpetrators, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

11-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 707965

Parents unsure how to work with schools to prevent cyberbullying

University of Iowa

Parents know they need to work with their child’s school to prevent cyberbullying, but a new study from the University of Iowa shows many wonder how.

12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST


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