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Stop Bullying | Paradigm Malibu

How to Stop Bullying in Schools

Between one-quarter and one-third of students in America say they have been bullied in school. Most bullying happens in middle school, but it also occurs in elementary and high school. As a parent, it can be devastating to find out that your child has been bullied. Bullying causes low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and, in severe…

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What To Do When Your Teen is a Bully or Being Bullied | Paradigm Malibu

What To Do When Your Teen is a Bully or Being Bullied

Research shows that bullying – for both the bully and the victim – can lead to psychological distress and even psychological illness. A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Psychiatry indicated that victims of bullying are at increased risk for emotional disorders in adulthood, and that bullies as well…

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Emotional Teen Bullying and Peer Rejection | ParadigmMalibu.com

What Research Says About Emotional Teen Bullying and Peer Rejection

Perhaps there is more emphasis on bullying in recent years because of the school shootings that have taken place over the last decade. Parents, teachers, and administrators begin to wonder why students become violent, destructive, and explosive. Perhaps some of this has to do with the malicious comments made in the hallways, the physical bullying…

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Types of Teen Bullying and Prevention

When the word bullying is mentioned, perhaps an image comes to mind or a general idea of what bullying looks like. Perhaps you recall the classic bullying scene in A Christmas Story, where Ralphie punches a classmate who is emotionally abusive. Since that classic scene of the early 1980’s, bullying has become more and more…

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