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Bullying

Dr. John LeBlanc

Bullying has escalated recently, with new technologies giving bullies more way to torment their peers. Dr. John Leblanc, a pediatrician at the IWK Health Centre, talks about the impact of bullying on children. See the interview here: http://www.globalmaritimes.com/video/fighting+bullying+in+nova+scotia/vi...

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By SHERRI BORDEN COLLEY (Staff Reporter)

There is no one face that portrays children who bully.

But those who do come with their own set of problems, says a Halifax researcher who studies the disturbing and harmful behaviour.

“They do have higher rates of school dropout, of depression, of forming poor relationships as adults; so in that sense, you could say there’s a psychological profile,” Dr. John LeBlanc, an IWK Health Centre pediatrician and associate professor at Dalhousie medical school, said in an interview.

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