Mental Health

Mobbing

Bullying

Purpose

Purpose

This site is my meager attempt to use my website creation and management abilities to help raise awareness, provide information and resources about bullying and mobbing, and the resulting economic, professional and health consequences.

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Bullying

Bullying is intentional aggressive behavior that can take the form of physical or verbal harassment and involves an imbalance of power among, most notably in the schoolyard or workplace.

Mobbing

Bullying of an individual by a group in any context, such as a family, school, workplace, neighborhood, or community. When it occurs as emotional abuse in the workplace, such as "ganging up" by co-workers, subordinates or superiors, to force someone out of the workplace through rumor, innuendo, intimidation, humiliation, discrediting, and isolation.

Mental Health

A person's overall emotional and psychological condition, ranging from psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life to the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention.  

29th Jul 2015
Is the likelihood of being a bully genetic?

Local study adds weight to theory bullying is genetic; anti-bullying advocate troubled. | NEWS 1130

Do bullies learn their behaviour or is it inherited?   Research out of SFU is adding weight to a new theory that bullying can be genetic, and the criminology professor...

16th Jul 2015
Mild mental health problems as children can have an effect as adults.

Even mild mental health problems in children can cause trouble later | NPR

It’s not easy for a child who has had mental health issues to make a successful transition into adulthood. But even children who have symptoms that are mild enough that...

12th Jul 2015
$4.48M payout in Pine Bush bullying case.

$4.48M payout in Pine Bush bullying case OK’d by judge – News – recordonline.com – Middletown, NY

WHITE PLAINS – Five Pine Bush students who were physically assaulted and bullied for being Jewish “lost part of their childhood,” according to emotional testimony given during a court hearing...

08th Jul 2015
Fat bullying.

Fat stigma fuels weight bullying. | The New York Times

Being “fat” is the most common reason children are bullied, and something needs to be done about it.   That is the predominant view of thousands of adults from four...

05th Jul 2015
The tattoo designed to end mental health taboo: Thousands support social media trend to have a semicolon inking.

Semicolon Project tattoo trend spreads to raise mental health awareness. | Daily Mail Online

Thousands of people across the globe are getting semicolons tattooed on their bodies in a bid to raise awareness about mental health. The simple punctuation mark – used to divide...

05th Jul 2015
Beauty blogger "My Pale Skin" responds to online bullying.

Beauty blogger My Pale Skin: Powerful response to online bullying | Yahoo7

When beauty blogger Em Ford of ‘My Pale Skin’ took a series of photos of herself without makeup earlier this year, she didn’t anticipate the negative reaction that followed. “Seriously…...

03rd Jul 2015
Kids who bully adults.

New book takes on the culture of kids bullying their parents | KCTV5

There’s a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups.   Yes, you heard that right. Parent and family therapist Sean Grover writes in a...

26th Jun 2015
When your special needs child is getting bullied.

When your special needs child is getting bullied.

Special needs children are almost universally at a greater risk of bullying than their less-needful counterparts — and more than any others, they need their parents to respond appropriately. But...

21st Jun 2015
My Boss is a jerk!

Understanding and improving mental health in the workplace. | ACA Blog

Scope of the Problem Nearly 1 in 5 Americans have had a diagnosable mental health condition in the last year. i In fact, according to the World Health Organization, five...

16th Jun 2015
Transgender teacher commits suicide after bullying complaints allegedly ignored for years

Transgender teacher commits suicide after bullying complaints allegedly ignored for years | Q13 FOX News

The family of a transgender woman says the school she taught at ignored bullying complaints for more than 10 years, largely contributing to her suicide. CBS 58 reports German Immersion...

14th Jun 2015
Mobbing

Preventing office politics and workplace bullying. | The Jakarta Post

Business executive Lynn Ong believes in the power of teamwork, and takes preventive measures to avoid having negativity that hinders business performance. The negativity that stems from office politics and...

09th Jun 2015
Help dogs in court.

Dogs Are Now Helping Tiny Humans Testify Against Bad People | BarkPost

Dogs are well known for their abilities to assist police, search and rescue teams, and those with disabilities. Their loving demeanor and eager-to-please personalities make them the pupfect candidates to...