Thursday, November 15, 2012

Children born to stressed moms have a higher chance of being bullied

The Examiner, November 14, 2012

"Children are more likely to be bullied at school if their mothers were severely stressed during pregnancy, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
The finding came from a team at the University of Warwick, led by Professor Dieter Wolke, Professor of Developmental Psychology at University of Warwick and Warwick Medical School.
Prior research has indicated that stress in pregnancy can cause behavioral abnormalities in the child. However, until now, the effect of the stress on a child's vulnerability to bullying was unknown." Read More

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