Tag: bullying

1. On examination of a large Canadian cohort, four developmental trajectories of early childhood self-reported peer victimization were identified. 2. Peer victimization trajectories were associated with childhood internalizing and externalizing behaviors and with family vulnerabilities. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: While childhood peer victimization (e.g. bullying, teasing, exclusion from activities,...
1. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers discovered an increase in homophobic bullying prior to passage of Proposition 8 - a law in California which restricted marriage to heterosexuals - correlating with the time during which media and public campaigns about the law were prevalent. 2. The presence of a...
  1. Generally speaking, increasing risk and challenge in the playground had relatively little effect on how children interacted with one another 2. Children at intervention schools where play spaces were altered to increase risk opportunities reported playing with more children after 1 year of intervention and higher odds of being...
1. In a cross-sectional study of first graders, an elevated body mass index (BMI) was related to a slightly greater tendency to be identified by both teachers and peers as a victim of bullying and also as a bully perpetrator. 2. Among both boys and girls of differing BMIs, only...
Image: PD  1. Peer victimization in children and adolescents was associated with higher rates of both, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts.  2. Cyberbullying was more strongly related to suicidal ideation in comparison with traditional bullying.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: About 20% of adolescents in the US contemplate suicide, and between...
Image: PD 1. Among children surveyed regarding bullying along with mental and physical health, those experiencing bullying over an extended period of time had significantly worse psychosocial, physical health, and mood than those experiencing bullying solely in the past or present. Study Rundown: Previous research implicates childhood bullying in the development...
Image: PD 1. Intentional injuries suffered at school are more likely to lead to an emergency department visit (EDV) than intentional injuries suffered outside of the school setting. 2. Demographic risk factors for intentional injury-related EDVs in the school setting compared to unintentional injuries included: male gender, 10- to 14-year age...
Image: PD  1. Bullied children are more than two times as likely to have psychosomatic problems than their non-bullied counterparts.  2. Samples that contained proportionally more boys showed a stronger relationship between bullying and psychosomatic problems. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)   Study Rundown: Previous studies have found childhood bullying to be a risk...