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Bullied Children 400 Times More Likely to Harm Themselves in Teen Years

Bullying is the common term for a range of physical and non-physical behaviors that center on the use of aggression to demean others and assert power and social control. Current estimates indicate that 20 percent to 30 percent of teenagers and younger children in the U.S. are exposed to at least some of these behaviors. […]

Cyberbullying Can Lead to Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues

Cyberbullying is a term used to describe bullying behaviors that take place through various types of modern communications technologies rather than in person. While these behaviors largely mimic face-to-face bullying behaviors, they can potentially have a much broader reach and involve harsher bullying tactics. According to the results of a study published in 2010 in […]