Bullying Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/9/2017
10/25/2017
Health Tip: Defining Cyberbulling

Recognizing a newer phenomenon

10/5/2017
Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

9/15/2017
Young Kids With Cellphones Face a Hidden Risk

Study finds elementary school children with phones are more likely to be cyberbullied

8/31/2017
Health Tip: Identify Bullying

Learn the warning signs

8/25/2017
Parents Worried About Cyberbullies as School Starts Up

Poor diet, drugs and car accidents also among the leading concerns, poll shows

8/23/2017
Cyberbullying Weighs Heavily on Young People

Suicide attempts more common in both bullied and bulliers

8/17/2017
Health Tip: Recognize Youth Violence

Symptoms of a common problem

7/6/2017
Bullying Takes Financial Toll on U.S. School Districts

Absenteeism by fearful kids linked to an extra $276 million in expenditures in California each year

5/25/2017
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

5/8/2017
Bullying and Substance Use

Kids who are bullied in 5th grade are at higher risk of substance use in high school, study finds.

5/8/2017
Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School

Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggests

5/1/2017
Stopping School Bully

Are school-based anti-bullying programs working?

5/1/2017
Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools?

Abuse rates dropped about 2 percent a year over a decade, survey finds

3/6/2017
Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds

Certain conditions linked to greater odds for neglect, bullying

1/30/2017
Chronic Bullying Can Show Up in Report Cards

Study found students who were teased for years got lower grades

12/29/2016
Disabled Children Face Bullying Throughout School Years

More must be done to teach them how to respond to aggression, researcher says

12/20/2016
Teen Violence Can Be Contagious, Study Contends

Preventive programs could help stop copycat behavior, researchers say

11/11/2016
PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show

Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

10/21/2016
10/17/2016
How to Help a Child Who's Cyberbullied

Expert shares common-sense tips for parents

9/19/2016
2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

9/16/2016
Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

9/15/2016
Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression

Social media attacks have 'real emotional consequences,' researchers say

8/22/2016
Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

8/12/2016
Gay, Lesbian Teens More Likely to Suffer Rapes, Attacks: CDC

Support from family, community critical to their well-being, U.S. health officials stress

5/25/2016
'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say

5/2/2016
Bullying Can Turn Victims Into Bullies

Greater risk for aggressive behavior when both cyberbullying and in-person taunting took place, study found

2/17/2016
Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health Risks

Long-term Canadian study followed participants until age 36

2/11/2016
Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment

Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

1/7/2016
Influential Students Effective at Bully Prevention, Study Finds

Key may be enlisting kids with wide social networks, not who adults think is 'good,' researcher says

12/9/2015
Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental Scars

Many treated for depression or other disorders by late 20s, study says

11/27/2015
Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

11/20/2015
Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

10/23/2015
Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

10/5/2015
State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

9/25/2015
Bullied Teens Who Exercise May Lower Suicide Risk, Study Finds

But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity

9/24/2015
Parents Differ on Definition of Cyberbullying, Survey Shows

And there's no consensus on appropriate punishments, penalties for perpetrators

8/2/2015
Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies

Survey finds parents favor stronger policies, laws to address weight-based abuse

6/22/2015
1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

6/5/2015
Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims

Face-to-face aggression coupled with online harassment seems most distressing to kids

6/3/2015
Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Getting picked on at age 13 tied to raised odds of poor mental health at 18, U.K. researchers report

5/20/2015
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

5/6/2015
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study

LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

4/28/2015
Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

Anxiety, depression and self-harm more likely in those picked on by peers than in those mistreated by adults, study says

4/27/2015
Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens

Cyber abuse often causes more damage than face-to-face nastiness, researcher says

4/8/2015
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying

Emotional kids may be most vulnerable

1/7/2015
Bullies and Their Victims May Be at Higher Risk of Suicide

Study found highest odds for suicide in bullied people who were also bullies themselves

12/5/2014
'Mean Boys' Rule in Middle, High School, Study Finds

Males may be more likely than girls to use 'relational aggression'

11/17/2014
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population