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    Bullying others increases the risk of developing mental health problems and vice versa

    A new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health suggests there is a two-way relationship between bullying perpetration and mental health problems among youth in the U.S. Researchers report that bullying perpetration increased the risk of developing internalizing problems, and...
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    Bullying among adolescents hurts both the victims and the perpetrators

    How the problems can be stopped Name-calling, hair pulling or cyberbullying: About a tenth of adolescents across the globe have been the victim of psychological or physical violence from classmates at least once in their lives. A new study carried out by researchers at Martin Luther University...
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    Bullying evolves with age and proves difficult to escape from

    Bullying is a harmful antisocial behavior present in schools all over the world. Involvement in bullying, as either perpetrators or victims, have serious short-term and long-term consequences for all the members of the school community, family and society in general, causing future problems...
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    Youth with disabilities have increased risk for technology-involved peer harassment

    New research from the University of New Hampshire finds that while youths with disabilities, mental health diagnoses and special education services experience peer harassment or bullying at similar rates as other youth, understanding differences in how they experience it may lead to solutions...
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    How bullying affects the brain

    New research identifies a possible mechanism that shows how bullying may influence the structure of the adolescent brain The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. Research now shows that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents...
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    Teens who were severely bullied as children at higher risk of suicidal thoughts, mental health issue

    Teens who were severely bullied as children by peers are at higher risk of mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts and behaviours, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "Our findings showed a general tendency, in about 15% of the children, of being...