“Bullying adversely affects children in later life more than being maltreated, according to new research from the University of Warwick.”

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This University of Warwick article dated April 28, 2015, and found on the Science Daily website talks about a study involving data on just over 1,000 kids that looked at the effects of maltreatment by adults and/or peers and what kinds of mental health issues these kids had when they reached age 18.

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“Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying’s Impact, Study Says”

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This September 2, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about how family meals can help prevent kids from being negatively impacted by cyber-bullying.  The article also offers a reminder to parents to be aware of what you kids are doing online so you can help head off problems before they get out of hand.

“Nightmares May Haunt Bullied Kids”

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This May 3, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about research that seems to show a possibility that kids with nightmares or night terrors could be at a higher risk of being victims of bullies.

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“Study: Bullied Kids at Risk for Mental Health Problems 40 Years Later”

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This April 23, 2014 article on The Atlantic website talks about a long-term study done in the United Kingdom tracking about 18,000 people from birth thru age 50  looking at the effects of bullying on them.  The findings showed that kids who were bullied seem to be at a higher risk of life long issues including but not limited to mental, physical and economic impacts.

Topographic map of the United Kingdom.

Topographic map of the United Kingdom. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Popular kids get bullied too, new study shows”

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This April 1, 2014 Mother Nature Network article talks about a dynamic of bullying that is not often recognized, but is brought to light by a recent study on bullying.

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English: the picture consist of articles on bullying, I obtained it from public domain. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“What can I do if my child is teased during physical activity?”

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This February 26, 2014 Health D

 

English: Poor little birdie teased

English: Poor little birdie teased (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

ay article found on the Philly.com website talks about not only the effect of teasing on kids during physical activity, but also offers some tips to parents  if their child is being teased.

 

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“Mental health center to open in Harrisburg”

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This February 17, 2014 witf article talks about a new center opening in Harrisburg

 

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Bullying (Photo credits: http://www.mysecuritysign.com)

 

to help those who are bullied or suicidal and to also work to prevent bullying

 

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