Cyberbullying on social media is linked to depression in teenagers, according to new research that analyzed multiple studies of the on-line phenomenon. Victimization of young people on-line has received an increasing level of scrutiny, particularly after a series of high-profile suicides of teenagers who were reportedly bullied on various social networks. In 2013, for example, a spate [...]
In the past decade, headlines reporting the tragic stories of a young person’s suicide death linked in some way to bullying (physical, verbal, or online) have become regrettably common. There is so much pain and suffering associated with each of these events, affecting individuals, families, communities and our society as a whole and resulting in an increasing national outcry to “do something” about the problem of bullying and suicide.
Bullycide Defined According to the World English Dictionary: -n. the act or an instance of killing oneself intentionally as a result of bullying. * from bully + (sui)cide What is bullycide? The correct definition to this question is bullycide is suicide caused from the results of bullying. Children and teens who are bullied live in a [...]
Verbal Bullying Facts Introduction As bullying takes different forms, these verbal bullying facts are going to shed some light on many areas. You may need to teach your children to be more alert about bullies. Bullying is no longer about the big kid beating up the younger or smaller kid for lunch money. Verbal bullying [...]
In this bullying article we take a close look at verbal bullying: What is verbal bullying? What are the effects of verbal bullying? Read this article to learn more about how to recognize verbal bullying and ways to deal with verbal bullies. When most people think of bullying, they think of physical bullying. However, bullying [...]
ATHENS – Greek police are investigating whether a 15-year-old boy found hanged on the balcony of his family home in the neighborhood of Argyroupoli on the morning of July 8 had been a victim of bullying at school. Police sources told Kathimerini left a note explaining that he could not face continuing with his life [...]
Cyberbullying What is the Problem? According to a recent study, our children are far more likely to be the target of a bully on-line than to be the target of a sexual predator. The results of such bullying can be just as devastating. This research certainly grabbed my attention as I hope it has yours. [...]
Are you an Indian student? Have you ever wondered what to do about being bullied? This article will explain what it is and what we can do about it. Our article also published on BW business India. There are two types and four styles by which students can be bullied or can bully others. The two [...]
Bullied by classmates, teenage boy ends life They said the boy in his purported suicide note mentioned that four of his classmates, had teased his manner of walking and described his behaviour as feminine, which had upset him. A 15-year-old student of a private school here allegedly committed suicide unable to bear the constant bullying [...]
School bullying has become a menace in India and many cases have been identified and reported. India ranks third in world for bullying.
Is your child being bullied? Are they a bully? Are they at-risk? How can you tell? Warning Signs Indicating A Child Is Being Bullied or At-Risk: Sudden change in school attendance. Frequent complaints of stomach aches, headaches, loss of appetite, etc. especially before going to school and returning. Avoids recess. Declining school work/participation [...]
School officials have issued warnings to parents ahead of the second season of the Netflix drama “13 Reasons Why,” which premieres this week. The first season, which centered on the suicide of a high school student, triggered cautions from the National Association of School Psychologists. Netflix has responded to concerns by adding PSA-style messages filmed by the cast and putting up a web site with links to resources.
Assorted Bullying Statistics (late 2017) with references Note: US stats only, please check your local region for their specific stats. We also encourage you to verify all data. We should never blindly trust what we are given by government-sponsored, government-controlled sources. They all have their own and different agendas. Often times you will find skewed stats, [...]