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The empathy gap in bullying

Taunted, harassed and pushed to a deadly breaking point. Last year, stories of teen bullying brought to life the heartbreaking consequences of young lives cut short by ruthless and unchecked behavior. Recent media coverage ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Easy to bully digitally

Two out of three children have experienced bullying via the Internet or mobile phones according to a survey made by Telenor in 2008. The survey also shows that parents are uncertain about what to do about this kind of bullying.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Out with LGBTQ bullying

Imagine, for a moment, how it feels to be verbally or physically assaulted on a regular basis. In families, it's considered domestic abuse. In workplaces, it's labeled harassment. Both are punishable by law.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Teens' take on bullying

Both the bully and the victim's individual characteristics, rather than the wider social environment, explain why bullying occurs, according to Swedish teenagers. The new study, by Dr. Robert Thornberg and Sven Knutsen from ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Social Sciences
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