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No one can "shrug off" bullying at work

A new study punctures the myth that certain people have strong enough mental armour to emerge unscathed from bullying on the job.

Much of bullying among boys goes unnoticed

When researchers examined bullying in twenty schools, they were told that the main problem was drama created by the girls. Their findings told a very different story, however.

Bullies best eradicated with strict policies

Rules, action plans, campaigns and good intentions are fine. But nothing beats strict sanctions when organisations want to tackle bullying in the workplace.

Bullies and their victims at higher risk of depression

Kids who are both bullies and victims of bullying have a doubled risk of developing psychiatric problems later in life, says new research.

Bullying linked to ninefold increase of risk of developing depression

If you feel that you are being bullied at work you have every good reason to be alarmed.

Overweight people are not lazy and dumb

Fat people face increasing discrimination round the world, and we accept it.

Sports help victims of bullying

Boys who are bullied may avoid enduring mental health problems if they participate in sports activities, according to a large Nordic study.

Headmaster can halt bullying

Bullying is less of a problem in schools with principals or headmasters who have the confidence of their pupils and teachers. The head of the school can set the standard for acceptable behaviour.

Girls gravitate toward online bullying

Swedish research has shown that teenage girls are more involved in cyberbullying than the face-to-face kind, both as perpetrators and victims.