Items Tagged ‘teasing’

Healthy social media use for children and teens

August 1, 2018

Healthy social media use for children and teens

By Health Tips for Parents Health Tips for Parents

Recent research shows that children between the ages of 8 and 12 spend an average of six hours a day on social media, while teens can spend upwards of nine hours a day on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media platforms. Social media plays an important role in the individual and social development of […]

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Tags: adolescence, cyberbullying, screen time, social media, teasing, teenager, Wireless Technology, Youth Culture


When it comes to bullying, parents advice is often wrong

October 21, 2016

When it comes to bullying, parents advice is often wrong

By uclahealth uclahealth

Earlier this month, a high school in New Jersey canceled its traditional homecoming celebration for fear that the event would become an exhibition in “mass bullying.” The cancellation came after school officials at Rumson-Fair Haven High School in Rumson, New Jersey discovered that students were planning to elect a homecoming king and queen whose matches […]

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Tags: bullying, children's health, cyber-bullying, Elizabeth Laugeson, homecoming, mass bullying, mental health, national bullying prevention month, psychiatry, teasing, UCLA PEERS clinic, UCLA Semel Institute


Teaching the difference between bullying and playful teasing

April 18, 2016

Teaching the difference between bullying and playful teasing

By Meg Sullivan Meg Sullivan

  Maybe bullying would be easier to stop if kids themselves knew how to recognize it. If so, a lesson in the differences between normal teasing and bullying might be best delivered in the location where so much teasing takes place: school. To that end, a team from Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA recently led […]

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Tags: bullying, childrens health, mental health, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, teasing