Anti-bullying program focused on bystanders helps the students who need it the most

February 7, 2016

Programs meant to reduce bullying in primary and secondary schools are often ineffective. However, after studying more than 7,000 students in 77 elementary schools in Finland, Jaana Juvonen (department of Psychology) has found one that works very well and greatly benefited the mental health of sixth-graders who experienced the most bullying. This program has also significantly improved their self-esteem and reduced signs of depression.

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