More Australian children are reporting that they are being bullied by other children according to research done by the Australian Institute of Family Studies. The findings from this research study were published in June 2013 and indicate that nearly three-fifths of children in the age group of 10-11 years were reporting that they had been…Details
Recent statistics reveal that 25% of children will be a victim of bullying, with 77% of victims being mentally, physically and verbally bullied. A new study at Sam Houston State University has found that being a victim of bullying early in life may have significant outcomes in later life. The study revealed victims of bullying had…Details
Cyberbullying is the inappropriate use of technology, such as the internet or mobile phones, to cause harm to others. It has been estimated that up to 30% of adolescents are victims of bullying with up to 60% of cybervictims being females. Cyberbullies hide behing the technology and are sometimes difficult to trace. Cyberbullying may be…Details
Males are more likely than females to be both perpetrators and targets of bullying. The frequency of bullying is higher among Year 6 to 8 than among Year 9 t0 10 students. Bullying and is associted with behavioral and emotional difficulties as well as the potential of long-term negative outcomes .
August 9, 2007 — Bullying and victimization during early school years may identify boys at risk for psychiatric disorders in early adulthood, according to the results of a study reported in the August issue of Pediatrics.”There have been no longitudinal cohort studies that examined the psychiatric outcomes in late adolescence or early adulthood of children who bully or are victimized in childhood,” write Andre Sourander, MD, from Turku University in Finland, and colleagues. “Generally, our knowledge of the continuities and discontinuities of childhood problems to early adulthood was based on a limited number of study cohorts.Details