Tag: bullying and mental health
Responding to Workplace Mistreatment and Bullying
When people have "paranoia" or "persecutory voices," often with a bit of curiosity I discover people in their lives who actually are out to get them. Real bullies, real persecutors. And then the work becomes work that all survivors — diagnosed with psychosis or not — have to do to regain safety, trust, and empowerment.
Verne Troyer’s Passing: What’s Prejudice Got to Do With It?
Again and again after an incident like this occurs, the media bombard the public with calls to bring about greater awareness of "mental illness" and the importance of "treatment" that is generally described in a narrow way. There is little discussion about why the person may have been suffering in the first place.
Bullying’s Lasting Impact
From Science Daily: A new study shows that students who experience bullying in the fifth grade are at a higher risk for depression and substance use...
Beyond the Hysteria, What “13 Reasons Why” Gets Right
From Medium: "13 Reasons Why," the most-watched series in Netflix history, raises many important real-life concerns that need to be addressed, such as the impact...
Workplace Bullying may be Linked to Long-Term Health Issues
From Psychological Science: A recent study shows that workplace bullying is associated with significant mental health and physical health problems for employees, including longer sick leaves...
Bullying & its Long-Term Effects on Wellness
Psychologist William Copeland writes for Mental Health Recovery that “bullying can occur at any age and the effects of which remain harmful long after the behavior has been endured.” “We, as a society, are just beginning to understand and come to terms with the havoc that bullying wreaks on the emotional lives of its victims.