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One in ten 16 year olds have self-harmed

One in ten 16 year olds in Northern Ireland have self-harmed in the past year, according to new research by ARK at Queen’s University and the University of Ulster.

Health

How to raise a child who doesn't bully

With all of the media attention on young people being tormented by bullies and cyberbullies, parents may wonder what they can do to protect their children. The question they may want to ask instead is how can they prevent ...

Other

Girls' violence on the rise

The link between cyber-bullying and an increase in violence among young women will be featured in a new book published in November.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research reveals extent of family and sibling bullying

Children who are slapped and shouted at by their parents are more likely to bully their brothers and sisters. Findings from 'Understanding Society', a study of 40,000 UK households funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study links bullying to depression, other adult ailments

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona family studies researchers report in the journal Developmental Psychology that high school students whose sexual orientation is at odds with social gender norms often find themselves ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual reality games could help bullying victims

(PhysOrg.com) -- Virtual reality games could help children to escape victimisation and bullying at school, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows bullying affects both bystanders and target

(Medical Xpress) -- Maybe it was the hefty eighth-grader pushing the skinny sixth-grader out of a seat on the bus, or perhaps it was a group of cheerleaders making fun of an overweight girl. Most of us can remember witnessing ...

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