Monday, April 28, 2014

Study: Bullying Rates Drop for U.S. Teens

Poughkeepsie Journal, April 27, 2014

"American teens are much less likely to engage in bullying than they were a decade ago, new research suggests.

Surveys completed by middle school and high school students between 1998 and 2010 suggest that instances of both verbal and physical bullying dropped by roughly half, with much of the decline seen specifically among boys.

Study author Jessamyn Perlus, a fellow in the division of intramural population health research with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, described her team's findings as 'encouraging.'" Read more

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