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Boys Who Are Bullied Online May Have More Risky Sex

De Gruyter

A collaboration of researchers at Louisiana State University, University of Missouri, and University of Tennessee found that peer victimization is associated with adverse psychological and behavioral problems

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Bullying, Children's Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Families of Children With Autism Face Physical, Mental and Social Burdens

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Families of children with autism face high physical, mental and emotional burdens, are sometimes ridiculed and even accused of child abuse, according to a Rutgers study.

Channels: Autism, Bullying, Family and Parenting, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
5-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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27-Dec-2019 12:50 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Progressive Gender Beliefs in Teen Boys May Be Protective Against Violence

Progressive Gender Beliefs in Teen Boys May Be Protective Against Violence

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Teenage boys who witness their peers abusing women and girls are much more likely to bully and fight with others, as well as behave abusively toward their dates, compared to teenage boys who don’t witness such behaviors, according to a new study.

Channels: Bullying, Gender Issues, Guns and Violence, Sexual Harassment and #MeToo, All Journal News, Grant Funded News, LGBTQ Issues, Staff Picks,

Released:
27-Dec-2019 12:15 AM EST
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Discrimination impacts health of LGBT people, analysis finds

Cornell University

In a review of thousands of peer-reviewed studies, the What We Know Project, an initiative of Cornell’s Center for the Study of Inequality, has found a strong link between anti-LGBT discrimination and harms to the health and well-being of LGBT people.

Channels: Bullying, LGBTQ Issues, All Journal News,

Released:
20-Dec-2019 9:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Single Discrimination Events Alter College Students' Daily Behavior

Single Discrimination Events Alter College Students' Daily Behavior

University of Washington

UW researchers aimed to understand both the prevalence of discrimination events and how these events affect college students in their daily lives. Over the course of two academic quarters, the team compared students’ self-reports of unfair treatment to passively tracked changes in daily activities, such as hours slept, steps taken or time spent on the phone.

Channels: All Journal News, Bullying, Education, Gender Issues, Race and Ethnicity, Scientific Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Too Real, or Too Fake? Female Instagram Influencers in ‘Authenticity Bind’

Cornell University

Female Instagram influencers – whose livelihoods depend on their numbers of followers, views and likes – endure criticism and harassment both for being too real and for seeming too fake, according to a new study from Cornell University.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Bullying, Social Media, Women in Business,

Released:
30-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Central Valley workplaces can be hostile for minority doctors

UC Davis Health

Despite the dire need for primary health care providers in California’s Central Valley, workplace discrimination and harassment can cause some of them to change practices or leave the region entirely.

Channels: All Journal News, Bullying, Gender Issues, In the Workplace, LGBTQ Issues, Race and Ethnicity, Rural Issues,

Released:
25-Oct-2019 1:45 PM EDT
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Protecting data, recruiting students to cybersecurity

Iowa State University

Doug Jacobson -- already busy with cyberdefense research and helping build Iowa State's new major in cyber security engineering -- has found fun ways to recruit students into cybersecurity studies and careers.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Bullying, Engineering, Technology, Women in Business, Education,

Released:
24-Oct-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Researcher Ties Political Divisiveness to Homophobic Bullying

Texas State University

Being a teenager is hard enough, but Dr. Yishan Shen, an assistant professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University, has uncovered additional challenges for youths between 10 and 19 who are targets of bullying during contentious political campaigns.

Channels: All Journal News, Bullying, Immigration, U.S. Politics, Race and Ethnicity, LGBTQ Issues, Staff Picks,

Released:
3-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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