Bullying

  • Medical Author:
    Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD

    Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a former Chair of the Committee on Developmental Disabilities for the American Psychiatric Association, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medical Director of the National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda, Maryland.

  • Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

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Where can people find more information about bullying?

Anti Defamation League
http://www.adl.org

Bully Free Systems
262 Ironwood Drive
Murray, KY 42071
270-227-0431

Bully Free Program
http://www.bullyfree.com

Bullying.org
http://www.bullying.org

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
http://www.glsen.org

Kids Against Bullying
http://www.kidsagainstbullying.org

StopBullying.gov
http://www.stopbullying.gov

Teens Against Bullying
http://www.teensagainstbullying.org

Joseph Palermo, D.O., American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine

REFERENCES:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Facts for Families: Bullying. No. 80; 2011 March.

Bazelon, E. "Defining bullying down." The New York Times Mar. 11, 2013.

Drexler, P. "The tyranny of the queen bee." Wall Street Journal Mar. 1, 2013.

Due, P., B.E. Holstein, J. Lynch, et al. "Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries." European Journal of Public Health 5.2 Apr. 2005: 128-132.

Espelage, D.L., and S.M. Swearer. Bullying in American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2004.

Fekkes, M., F.I.M. Pijpers, A.M. Fredriks, et al. "Do bullied children get ill, or do ill children get bullied? A prospective cohort study on the relationship between bullying and health-related symptoms." Pediatrics 117.5 May 2006: 1568-1574.

Gaffney, D.A., R.F. DeMaco, A. Hofmeyer, J.A. Vessey, and W.C. Budin. "Workplace Bullying -- A Grounded Theory." Nursing Research and Practice 2012.

Goodwin, B. "Research says...bullying is common-and subtle." Promoting Respectful Schools 69.1 Sept. 2011: 82-83.

Klomek, A.B., A. Sourander, and M.S. Gould. "Bullying and suicide." Psychiatric Times Feb. 2011.

Miglaiaccio, T., and J. Raskauskas. "Small-scale bullying prevention discussion video for classrooms: a preliminary evaluation." Children Schools 35.2 (2013): 71-81.

Milsom, A., and L.L. Gallo. "Bullying in middle schools: prevention and intervention." Association for Middle Level Education 37.3 Jan. 2006: 12-19.

Salmon, G., A. James, E.L. Cassidy, and M.A. Javaloyes. "Bullying a review: presentations to an adolescent psychiatric service and within a school for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children." Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 5.4 Oct. 2000: 563-579.

Sandberg, S. Lean In: Women, Work and The Will to Lead. New York: Random House, 2013.

Schneider, S.K., L. O'Donnell, A. Stueve, and R.W.S. Coulter. "Cyberbullying, school bullying and psychological distress: a regional census of high school students." American Journal of Public Health Nov. 2011: 1-7.

Shemesh, E., R.A. Annunziato, M.A. Ambrose, et al. "Child and parental reports of bullying in a consecutive sample of children with food allergy." Pediatrics 131.1 Jan. 2013: e10-e17.

Swearer, S.M., D.L. Espelage, T. Vaillancourt, and S. Hymel. "What can be done about school bullying? Linking research to educational practice." Educational Researcher 39.1 Jan./Feb. 2010: 38-47.

Wilson, M.L., B. Viswanathan, V. Rousson, and P. Bovet. "Weight status, body image and bullying among adolescents in the Seychelles." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 10.5 (2013): 1763-1774.

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