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Bullied Kids Are More Likely To Be Depressed Years Later

According to a new study in the UK, kids that are bullied in their adolescent years are more likely to be depressed in early adulthood. Many children don’t even tell their parents or teachers about being bullied; the study found that three-quarters of the children don’t. READ MORE

10 Things We Know About Bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is stating that the ‘first significant decrease’ in bullying is occurring since they began collecting data back in 2005. CNN decided to compile a list of what we actually know about bullying. READ MORE

Depression May Be More Common For Bullied Teens

According to the 2013 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of teens in grades 9 – 12, depression and suicidal thoughts are more common for teens who’ve experience bullying either at school or electronically. The risk increases for teens who’ve experienced both forms of bullying. READ MORE

Reported Bullying, Violence Incidents Decline Again In NJ Schools

A recently released state report shows that New Jersey schools saw a decline across the board in bullying, violence and weapons incidents during the 2013-14 school year.  The Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in the School Report shows there were 19,167 total incidents in the five major categories. This represents an amazing 9% decrease from last year. READ MORE

From The Playground To The Internet

Charleston psychologist Dr. David Clayman shared his views on cyber bullying and how it’s evolving from happening in the playground and around school premises, to the Internet, where children are constantly connected and exposed to the dangers of bullying. READ MORE

Low Self-Esteem Among Teenage Girls…Who’s The Culprit?

A new report originating from the United Kingdom outlines how social media is the biggest contributes to the constantly decreasing self-esteem in teenage girls today. READ MORE

Popular Anti-Bullying Measure May Not Be As Effective

Schools everywhere have been pulling their weight in the mission to stop bullying across the country. There are some methods that are widely known and are used to deal with certain situations where bullying is an issue. READ MORE

The Dark Side of Sibling Rivalries

A study made by the university of Oxford. Suggests that children who are bullied regularly by a sibling are more likely to suffer from depression when they’re older. READ MORE

Bullied Children At Higher Risk Of Night Terrors, Nightmares, Sleepwalking

Children who are victims of bullying are at a higher risk of having nightmares, night terrors and sleepwalking. Professor Dieter Wolke of University of Warwick in the UK published his findings on bullying on children between the ages of 8 & 10 are more likely to experience the mentioned effects later in life. READ MORE