Published on November 23rd, 2017 | from CAMH Education
CAMH Library: Research on the Health Effects of Bullying
By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library
Bullying Awareness Week is a national campaign in Canada. Bullying Awareness Week is also recognized in other countries around the world and provides an opportunity for us to work together to prevent bullying.
See below for recent research information on the health effects of bullying.
Bullying and Suicide
From the Mental Health Commission of Canada
- This factsheet discusses the types of bullying, along with the risk factors that may lead to suicidal ideation.
Access at https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/
Bullying in the Workplace
From the Public Services Health and Safety Association
- This booklet provides practical suggestions for the reduction of bullying in the workplace, and also discusses the health effects on workers.
Access at https://www.pshsa.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2013/
Cyberbullying and Mental Health
From the Ontario Centre for Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health
- This Evidence In-Sight brief discusses issues related to cyberbullying and mental health and suicide, along with interventions and solutions.
Access at www.excellenceforchildandyouth.ca/
Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking Among Internet Users Aged 15 to 29 in Canada
From Statistics Canada
- This study discusses the characteristics associated with being a victim of cyberbullying or cyberstalking for the population aged 15 to 29, along with the detrimental effects on trust, personal behaviour and mental health.
Access at http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2016001/article/14693-eng.pdf
Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS)
- This survey of students from grades 7-12 has information on the relationship between bullying and suicidal thoughts.
Access at http://www.camh.ca/en/research/