Bullying

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Health Risks in Adulthood

Findings from a longitudinal study suggest that childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health well into adulthood… More

  • Serious illness, struggling to hold down a regular job, and poor social relationships are just some of the adverse outcomes in adulthood faced by those exposed to bullying in childhood... More

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    Far From Being Harmless, the Effects of Bullying Last Long Into Adulthood

    Serious illness, struggling to hold down a regular job, and poor social relationships are just some of the adverse outcomes in adulthood faced by those exposed to bullying in childhood... More

  • Research in psychological science reveals the causes and consequences of bullying behavior in the office... More

    Workplace Bullying

    Research in psychological science reveals the causes and consequences of bullying behavior in the office... More

  • Researchers find that teenagers’ online lives closely resemble their offline experiences, but bullying is one area where the digital age may be introducing new risks... More

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    Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

    Researchers find that teenagers’ online lives closely resemble their offline experiences, but bullying is one area where the digital age may be introducing new risks... More

  • Research suggests that there is likely a high degree of overlap between traditional forms of bullying and bullying online... More

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    Are We Overreacting to Cyberbullies?

    Research suggests that there is likely a high degree of overlap between traditional forms of bullying and bullying online... More

  • Data from healthy adolescents indicate that recent exposure to targeted rejection activates the molecular signaling pathways that regulate inflammation... More

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    Immune Response May Link Social Rejection to Later Health Outcomes

    Data from healthy adolescents indicate that recent exposure to targeted rejection activates the molecular signaling pathways that regulate inflammation... More

  • Researchers explore the causes and consequences of bullying that occurs through Facebook, text messages, and other digital platforms... More

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    Bullying Goes Digital

    Researchers explore the causes and consequences of bullying that occurs through Facebook, text messages, and other digital platforms... More

  • Long thought to result from fragile self-esteem, bullying may instead stem from grandiose, inflated, and narcissistic self-assessment, some psychological scientists argue... More

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    Back-to-school dilemma: Why do bullies bully?

    Long thought to result from fragile self-esteem, bullying may instead stem from grandiose, inflated, and narcissistic self-assessment, some psychological scientists argue... More

  • While only a minority of toddlers are habitual bullies, this aggressive tendency appears to emerge right along with the motor skills that make it possible... More

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    The Bully in the Baby?

    While only a minority of toddlers are habitual bullies, this aggressive tendency appears to emerge right along with the motor skills that make it possible... More

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