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On SAGE Insight: The mitigating role of ecological health assets in adolescent cyberbullying victimization

From Youth & Society Over the last decade, cyberbullying has emerged as a public health concern among young people. Cyberbullying refers to intentional harmful behaviors and communication carried out repeatedly using electronic media. Online activity has become an integral aspect … Continue reading

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Human Traffic–Past and Present

Special issue From Cultural Dynamics The essays in this issue are animated by the conference “Human traffic: Past and present,” sponsored by the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAR) at Duke University in the fall of 2011. In engaging with … Continue reading

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Why is orange the new black for female victims of trauma?

Life-History Models of Female Offending: The Roles of Serious Mental Illness and Trauma in Women’s Pathways to Jail From Psychology of Women Quarterly How do pathways to jail vary for females who are victims of specific types of trauma? This … Continue reading

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Long term benefit of treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy

Durability of Improvement in PTSD Symptoms and absence of harmful effects or drug dependency after MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy: A Prospective Long-Term Follow-up Study From Journal of Psychopharmacology Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be a chronic, severely disabling condition. Existing pharmacological and … Continue reading

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New study suggests gender gap around homophobic bullying

Development and Psychometric Properties of the Homophobic Bullying Scale From Educational and Psychological Measurement (EPM)  This study found that when it comes to homophobic bullying, there could be a gender gap. While male victims are more likely to be bullied … Continue reading

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Seeing and experiencing violence makes aggression “normal” for children

Monkey see, monkey do, monkey hurt: Longitudinal effects of exposure to violence on children’s aggressive behavior From Social Psychological and Personality Science This study reveals that the more children are exposed to violence, the more they think it’s normal. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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