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Several videos concerning the Rutgers suicide linked to cyberbullying and bullying - CBSNEWS (video)

- Rutgers Mourns Bullied Student - CBSNEWS (video)
- Gay Bullying, Suicide Link - CBSNEWS (video)
- Jim McGreevey Discusses Rutgers Suicide - CBSNEWS (video)
- Lessons from Online Bullying - CBSNEWS (video)

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Several videos concerning the Rutgers suicide linked to cyberbullying and bullying - NBC Nightly News (video)

- Rutgers suicide captures nation's attention - NBC Nightly News (video)
- Gay rights groups say Rutgers suicide a hate crime - NBC Nightly News (video)

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1 million kids misdiagnosed with ADHD? - CNN (video)

A new study shows many kids may be misdiagnosed with ADHD as immaturity is being mistaken for hyperactivity.

Read more: 1 million kids misdiagnosed with ADHD? - CNN (video)

Weighted-down backpacks could cause lasting health problems for children - NBC News (video)

Doctors say the weighted-down bags could cause lasting health problems for children

- The backpack shouldn't hang down past the lower back.
- Orthopedic Spine surgeon says kids should only be carrying 10%-15% of their body weight in backpack.
- backpack can cause neck, shoulder, back pain, and muscle spasms, leg pain, more serious disk degeneration.

Read more: Weighted-down backpacks could cause lasting health problems for children - NBC News (video)

Dr. Phil: Let's tame the "Wild, Wild Web" - CNN (video)

Dr. Phil McGraw told a cyber security council that "keyboard bullies" are using "weapons of mass destruction" on kids.

- Dr Phil McGraw is a heavey weight when it comes to the media so any involvement in bring attention to the issue of cyberbullying is very welcomed.
- The "wild, wild web" has permitted websites like this one to exist and the word tame is used to replace the word control, a psychological manipulation, a word that is not very popular among the cyber community.
- One possible solution would be to use a cyberbullying reporting system and to work with the cyber community.

Read more: Dr. Phil: Let's tame the "Wild, Wild Web" - CNN (video)

Toronto Leafs' GM Brian Burke takes on bullies aimed at fighting homophobia - YouTube (video)

- Toronto Maple Leafs' GM Brian Burke launches new anti-bullying website aimed at fighting homophobia.
- Homophobia, fear, and bullying.
- www.mygsa.ca

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A disabled boy with a limp was bullied and punched on a school bus - YouTube (video)

A Saskatchewan father is considering suing the Prairie South School Division for failing to stop his son, who lost one of his legs in an accident, from being bullied on the school bus.

Read more: A disabled boy with a limp was bullied and punched on a school bus - YouTube (video)

New study suggests virtual violence in these games may make kids more aggressive in real life. - CNN (article link)

- Kids exposed to more video game violence became more aggressive over time
- Imitation, desensitization are ways that violent games can lead to real-life aggression.

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The low self-esteem of overweight children may make them more likely to be bullied than their normal-weight peers - CNN (article link)

"They're inactive, and they're sad kids, and they use eating as gratification," "the effect is that continued eating is almost their only source of satisfaction, and so it's a terrible cycle." "A key thing is to discover their strengths and get them involved and active in extracurricular activities," "If they concentrate only on their weight, they're not going to build confidence."
- "Kids who considered themselves very overweight indicated more loneliness, saw themselves as troublemakers, and saw themselves as sad, fearful, and wimpy,"

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Bullied to Death; 9 teenagers, 7 girls, and 2 boys will face charges from Criminal Harassment, Stalking, Assault, and Statutory Rape - CBS News (video link)

Officials in Mass. have charged nine teens over the alleged bullying and harassment of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, who committed suicide after constant torment. Seth Doane reports.
- 9 teenagers, 7 girls, and 2 boys will face charges from Criminal Harassment, Stalking, Assault, to Statutory Rape.

Bullying

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Bullied to Death; Phoebe Prince 15 years old hangs herself after 3 months of school bullying - CNN (video)

Prosecutors say Phoebe Prince took her own life after she was harassed by other teens. CNN's Alina Cho reports.
- Phoebe Prince 15 years old hangs herself after 3 months of school bullying.
- 9 students will be prosecuted, 3 as adults, Statutory Rape, Violation of Civil Rights, Criminal Harassment, Disturbance of a School Assembly

Read more: Bullied to Death; Phoebe Prince 15 years old hangs herself after 3 months of school bullying - CNN...

How to help your kids deal with bullies; advice from psychologist Jeff Gardere and author Rachel Simmons - NBC (video)

In the wake of a violent student attack in Deerfield Beach, Fla., psychologist Jeff Gardere and author Rachel Simmons share advice for helping your children deal with aggressive students.
- discussion about 2 serious and violent incidents of school bullying.

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Parents: School bullying led to suicide - MSNBC (video)

Parents of a Georgia boy who committed suicide say he was being harassed by fellow students at school, and the administrators did nothing to stop it.

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Student's suicide attributed to bullying - MSNBC (video)

Massachusetts principal vows to crack down on a culture of bullying after a freshman girl's  suicide.

bullying

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Tell Your Friends

Do not isolate yourself or let yourself be isolated. People, bullies, or organizations that use psychological harassment or criminal psychological harassment usually fear being exposed, so tell your friends and authorities.

Mo. governor signs bill outlawing cyberbullying

Updates laws that require harassment to be written or over the telephone

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Bad Boys and Girls

What contributes to aggressive and violent behavior? The relationship between self-esteem and aggressive behavior in children.

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