Jorge Srabstein, MD, medical director of the Clinic for Health Problems Related to Bullying at Children's National, discusses the physical and psychological health effects of bullying on children in a Huffington Post article.
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In a USA Today article, Children's National's Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, discusses cyberbullying and stresses the importance of keeping communication completely open with kids.
Children's National psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, discusses a developing trend in teens and social media.
Bullying is a serious problem for kids and can lead to extreme outcomes, like suicide. Social media’s popularity has taken cyberbullying to new dangerous levels, according to Dr. Joseph Wright.
As the largest provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area and as one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, we treat the effects and consequences of bullying every day.