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Bursting Myths about Bullying

Misconceptions about bullying have been rampant for decades. The "Self-Esteem Movement" that occurred during the 1980s helped to usher in many of the misconceptions-- As daytime talk shows fueled the notion that if youth had higher levels of self-esteem, bullying would not exist. Well, current research begs to differ. If we are truly going to address bullying, we must understand what it is and...

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