Health

Nurses often cyberbullied by patients and families

Research by a Massey University PhD candidate into workplace cyberbullying has found that nurses not only experience bullying by other staff, but also by patients and their families.

Health

Workplace bullying is associated with sleep disturbances

A study in the Sept.1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that current or past exposure to workplace bullying is associated with increased sleep disturbances. Associations also were found between observed bullying and sleep ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Workplace bullying negatively impacts individuals, group

Workplace bullying can manifest itself in a multitude of ways in any workplace and if left unchecked, can have a negative impact on the readiness of an organization. Being aware of what workplace bullying looks or sounds ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Ambient' bullying gives employees urge to quit

Merely showing up to work in an environment where bullying goes on is enough to make many of us think about quitting, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers writing in the journal Human Relations published by SAGE, have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Code of practice needed for workplace bullying

(Medical Xpress)—Recent high profile cases of workplace bullying highlight New Zealand's legislative weaknesses in this area, say academics from Massey University and AUT.

Health

Research shows hospital bullying cases rarely resolved

For her Ph.D. thesis, Dr Kate Blackwood completed a series of 34 in-depth interviews with nurses who had been targets of workplace bullying. She found only one of these cases was ever completely resolved.

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