Lorna Blumen is an educational consultant and bullying prevention specialist from Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child's Play and lead author of Girls' Respect Groups: An Innovative Program To Empower Young Women & Build Self-Esteem! Both books are available at major booksellers. For more info, see www.BullyingEpidemic.com or www.GirlsRespectGroups.com.
L Blumen, Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child's Play, Toronto: Camberley Press, 2011
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A Lacey and D Cornell, "The Impact of Bullying Climate on Schoolwide Academic Performance," Presented at American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, Aug 7, 2011
A McIlroy, "Beyond the Blow to Self-Esteem, Bullying Can Hurt the Brain, Too," Globe and Mail , GlobeAndMail.com, Mar 11, 2010.
T Vaillancourt, E Duku, S Becker, L Schmidt, J Nicol, C Muir, and H MacMillan, "Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and High Salivary Cortisol Predict Poorer Memory in Children," Brain and Cognition , 77(2), p191-199, 2011.