High school bullying
School bullying is a type of bullying that occurs in an educational setting. Bullying can be physical, sexual, verbal or emotional in nature.School bullying may be more specifically characterized by:T...
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Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It)
It’s early fall, and I’m at my favorite cafe in London. What the? Twitter’s a cemetery. Populated by ghosts. I call them the “ists”. Journalists retweeting journalists…activists retweeting activists…e...
Different Types Of Child Abuse: Similar Consequences
Emotional abuse, which includes behaviors such as ridicule, intimidation, rejection, and humiliation, is much more common than physical abuse and neglect. Worldwide prevalence estimates suggest that a...
Childhood Trauma Leads To Brains Wired For Fear
Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. Traumatic childhood events can lead to mental health and b...
Hundreds of thousands of children shell-shocked after the war in Gaza
More than 370,000 children have been left shell-shocked by last year's Israeli attack on Gaza
Physical abuse
Physical abuse is an act of a person involving contact of another person intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. In most cases, children are th...
Psychological abuse
Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse, is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological traum...
Verbal abuse
Verbal abuse (also known as reviling) is described as a negative defining statement told to the victim or about the victim, or by withholding any response, thereby defining the target as non-existent....
Cyber-bullying
Cyberbullying is the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. According to U.S. Legal Definitions, Cyber-bullying could be limited to posting rum...
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Homophobic bullying
Gay bashing and gay bullying is verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressor to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, including persons who are actually heterosexual ...
Post traumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as major stress, sexual assault, terrorism, or other threats on a person's life. The d...
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Psychological trauma
Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a severely distressing event.Trauma, which means "injured" in Greek, is often the result of an overwhelming amount of ...
School anti-bullying legislation
Anti-bullying legislation is legislation enacted nationally or by a sub-national jurisdiction to help reduce and end bullying against students.
The provincial government of Quebec initiated legisl...
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Propaganda: The Formation of Men's Attitudes
Propaganda: The Formation of Men's Attitudes (1965/1973) (French: Propagandes; original French edition: 1962) is a book on the subject of propaganda by French philosopher, theologian, legal schola...
Propaganda: The Formation of Men's Attitudes - Wikipedia
Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It)
It’s early fall, and I’m at my favorite cafe in London. What the? Twitter’s a cemetery. Populated by ghosts. I call them the “ists”. Journalists retweeting journalists…activists retweeting activists…e...
Different Types Of Child Abuse: Similar Consequences
Emotional abuse, which includes behaviors such as ridicule, intimidation, rejection, and humiliation, is much more common than physical abuse and neglect. Worldwide prevalence estimates suggest that a...
Childhood Trauma Leads To Brains Wired For Fear
Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. Traumatic childhood events can lead to mental health and b...
Parentification
Parentification is the process of role reversal whereby a child is obliged to act as parent to their own parent. In extreme cases, the child is used to fill the void of the alienating parent's emotion...
Hooding
Hooding is the placing of a hood over the entire head of a prisoner. One legal scholar considers the hooding of prisoners to be a violation of international law, specifically the Third and Fourth Gene...
Setting up to fail
Setting up to fail is a term used to describe situations in which persons put themselves, or are put by others, into situations where they cannot succeed. This can have different motivations. A person...
Hundreds of thousands of children shell-shocked after the war in Gaza
More than 370,000 children have been left shell-shocked by last year's Israeli attack on Gaza
Victim blaming
Victim blaming occurs when the victim of a crime or any wrongful act is held entirely or partially responsible for the harm that befell them.The study of victimology seeks to mitigate the perception o...
Social undermining
Social undermining is behavior like the expression of negative emotions directed towards a particular person or negative evaluations of the person as a way to prevent the person from achieving his or ...
Mind games
The term mind games refers to three main categories of human behaviour:
The first known documented use of "mind games" is in 1968.
Structural abuse
Structural abuse is the process by which an individual is dealt with unfairly by a system of harm in ways that the person cannot protect themselves against, cannot deal with, cannot break out of, cann...
Domestic abuse
Domestic violence (also domestic abuse, spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering or family violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domes...
Suicide of Megan Meier
Megan Taylor Meier (November 6, 1992 – October 17, 2006) was an American teenager from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, who died of suicide by hanging three weeks before her 14th birthday. A year later, Me...
Suicide of Megan Meier - Wikipedia
Suicide of Nicola Ann Raphael
Nicola Ann Raphael (10 September 1985 – 24 June 2001) was a Scottish schoolgirl who committed suicide after enduring years of bullying because she dressed in a Goth style. Her death on 24 June 2001 an...
Suicide of Nicola Ann Raphael - Wikipedia
Passive-aggressive behavior
Passive-aggressive behavior is the indirect expression of hostility, such as through procrastination, stubbornness, sullenness, or deliberate or repeated failure to accomplish requested tasks for whic...
White torture
White torture is a type of psychological torture that includes extreme sensory deprivation and isolation. Carrying out this type of torture makes the detainee lose personal identity through long perio...