A new form of self-harm in youth has emerged and is cause for concern. "Digital self-harm," where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online, could be a cry for help.
Why are some children devastated by bullying while others are not? A new study validates how "resilience" differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.
Florida Atlantic University has re-launched the Public Ethics Academy within the School of Public Administration at the College for Design and Social Inquiry.
A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.
esley Hawkins, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of the College for Design and Social Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, following a national search.
A new study debunks a long-standing theory that sexual assault isn't as emotionally traumatizing for men as it is for women and that it doesn't result in similar emotional impacts, especially depression.
FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work recently celebrated Shanekia Calbert as its 1,000th graduate of the Master of Social Work program.
Researchers caution that randomized trials are needed to discern whether treatment with the essential oil copaiba is effective or that it turns out to be "yet another beautiful hypothesis slain by ugly facts."
A new study is the first to use data after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to get to the root of what factors are contributing to the low rates of preventive health care use in this country.
One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the adage, "sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can't hurt me."