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Does bullying cause health problems?

A study of over 2,000 secondary school pupils in Australia found that bullying can have an effect on later mental health. The young people were interviewed twice in year 8 (13 years) and once in year 9. The results showed that there was a link between bullying and later anxiety and depression. This link was particularly strong for girls.
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Article details

L Bond et al (2001) 'Does Bullying Cause Emotional Problems? A prospective study of young teenagers' in 'British Medical Journal', Volume 323, September.
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