Dr. Marc Atkins appeared on ABC 7 Chicago (October 2015) to discuss bullying

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Dr. Marc Atkins appeared on ABC 7 Chicago (October 2015) to discuss bullying

Dr. Marc Atkins on ABC 7 Chicago to discuss bullying
Dr. Marc Atkins on ABC 7 Chicago to discuss bullying

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Bullying. It's much more serious and complex than a dispute among children on a playground and it may not always be easy to recognize.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, one out of four students reports being bullied at school. Experts said it can have long term impacts on a child's education, health and sense of well-being.

Dr. Marc Atkins, a professor at the University of Illinois Chicago and the director of the Institute for Juvenile Research, said bullying is starting at a young age.

Read more at: ABC 7 Chicago

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Marc Atkins PhD

  • Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Director, Institute for Juvenile Research
  • Director, Community Engagement and Collaboration
  • Center for Clinical Translational Science

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