Bullying Exerts Psychiatric Effects Into Adulthood

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Published June 11, 2013, by the National Institute of Health

Once considered a childhood rite of passage, bullying lingers well into adulthood. Bullies and victims alike are at risk for psychiatric problems such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and suicide when they become adults, reported a study partially funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that was published in the April issue of JAMA Psychiatry. Read the full story.