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*This piece is republished from the West Hudson Psychiatric Society July 2023 eSynapse As part of our ongoing commitment to behavioral health, PRMS is pleased to feature Dr. Faraz Mohammed, West Hudson Psychiatric Society President and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Mohammed shares more about the scary effects of cyberbullying, as well as ...


I wanted to follow up on Martin’s blog from last week on bullying.   In today’s digital age, a new form of bullying has arisen – cyberbullying.  According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, cyberbullying is defined as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.”   Cyberbullying has some unique characteristics, ...

Categories: PRMS Blog, Bullying

Most weeks there are a few interesting news items that spark an idea for the weekly posting – but this week there’s a superabundance of material in a supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health’s July edition. The supplement focuses on the manifold aspects of bullying on the health of the bullied, the bullying and those who witness it. Societal attitudes towards bullying hav ...


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