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Born To Rage?

Explorer National Geographic Ex-punk rocker Henry Rollins is on a mission to figure out why many have struggled with feelings of aggression their entire lives. Related: Influence of Parenting Styles and Bullying Experiences on a Child’s Mental Health

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The Relationship Between Bullying and Depression: It’s Complicated

Maia Shalavitz TIME Children who are ostracized by their peers and bullied often become depressed, but new research suggests that the relationship may work the other way around as well: children’s depressive symptoms in elementary school precede social victimization and … Continue reading

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Parenting and Self Esteem – Ecological Systems Theory

Bronfenbrenner (1999), the Russian-American psychologist known for his Ecological System Theory, stated the importance of the role of the environment to the ecology of human development, as a dynamic multilevel system wherein the environment and internal process of human development … Continue reading

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The Empathic Civilisation

Source: RSAnimate Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. Our Related Articles Influence of Parenting Styles and Bullying … Continue reading

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Family Interactional Theory (FIT)

There is a significant acceptance for the psychological importance of self-esteem. Self-esteem is described as the “overall affective and cognitive self-appraisal of one’s own worth, value, and importance (Brook, Saar, & Brook, 2010, p. 2).  Family Interaction Theory (FIT) operates … Continue reading

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Parenting styles and children’s performance

Emotion regulation in young children has been reported to lead to their academic success.  According to research findings by Raver (2002), emotion regulation, which includes attention regulation and planning skills involved in attention management, contributes directly to children’s school readiness. … Continue reading

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Self-Concept Theories

In the context of self-concept theories, bullying is observed to impact how a child views what one could do and what one expected from one’s self.  Aside from bullying, negative or unhealthy parent-child interactions could also affect the construction of … Continue reading

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Social Control Theory

Caldwell, Beutler, Ross and Silver (2006) revealed how all persons had the basic need to feel and think well about themselves, placing self-esteem as a basic and fundamentally universal motive for human behaviors. The social control theory emphasized on the … Continue reading

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Zero Degrees of Empathy

Source: RSA Professor Simon Baron Cohen presents a new way of understanding what it is that leads individuals down negative paths, and challenges all of us to consider replacing the idea of evil with the idea of empathy-erosion. Listen to … Continue reading

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Parliament passes Brodie’s law on bullying

Source: Yahoo News The Victorian Parliament has just passed historic anti-bullying legislation called Brodie’s law. Workplace bullies across the state will now face up to 10 years in jail under changes to stalking laws introduced by state parliament today. Brodie … Continue reading

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