Specific Factors Influence Long-Term Effects of Bullying

New research suggests some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors. In…

Sibling Bullying May Be More Common in Bigger Families

Children with more than one brother or sister are at greater risk of sibling bullying than kids with only one sibling, according to a new U.K. study published in the…

Leading an anti-bullying intervention for students with disabilities

For more than 40 years, bullying in schools has remained relatively stable and today is recognized as a serious social problem. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Education released the first federal sta…

Bias-Based Bullying May Do More Harm Than General Bullying

Bias-based bullying — or bullying that stems from prejudice — may cause more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for those who are targeted because of multiple identities, such…

Study: Not All Aggressive Behavior is Bullying

A new paper published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies asserts that general aggressive behavior and bullying are not the same thing. While all aggressive behaviors are meant…

When bias turns into bullying

We all have our biases — but just because bias is a universal part of the human experience doesn’t mean it is something we should ever dismiss offhandedly, either in ourselves or others. That’s because bias has serious consequences, and when left unche…