Researchers have discovered a link between sibling bullying and an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder during early adulthood. The study reports those who are bullied by siblings are three times more likely to be diagnosed with disorders, such as schizophrenia, by the time they reach adulthood. Those who are bullied at home and at school are four times more likely to develop psychiatric disorders, researchers note.
A new study reports bullies are twice as likely to display symptoms of bulimia as other children who were not involved in bullying.
Study reveals clear differences between children who are rejected by their peers and those who face social isolation. Children who are rejected by their peers are more likely to exhibit aggressive behaviors, while those who are isolated were less likely to exhibit prosocial behaviors.
As if being picked on wasn't bad enough, victims of workplace mistreatment may also be seen as bullies themselves, even if they've never engaged in such behavior.
A JAMA Psychiatry study reports the detrimental effect of childhood bullying decreases over time.
Researchers investigate why some people take pleasure in hurting more vulnerable people.
Study reports people who experience bullying or abuse have a lower quality of life comparable to those living with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes or depression. The study also reports those who are abused are more likely to develop harmful behaviors such as smoking or binge eating.
Exposure to bullying during childhood, either as a victim or perpetrator, can lead to psychotic episodes later in life, a new study reports.
Researchers report bullying behavior activates primary reward circuits in the brain, making it a pleasurable behavior to a certain subset of individuals.
Experiencing bullying and aggression as a teen or young adult increases violent ideations, including thoughts of harming or killing others, a new study reports.
A new study reports the support of family and friends can help prevent depression in teens. Additionally, those teens who have grown up in difficult family environments were more likely to be bullied at school.