Effects of bullying linger into adulthood

Bullied children, and bullies themselves, are more likely to develop anxiety disorders, depression and suicidal thoughts as adults.

Researchers in the US conducted research over 20 years. They found that victims of bullying showed higher rates of depressive and anxiety disorders, generalised anxiety, panic disorder and agoraphobia. People who were both victims and bullies followed suit, but also had more suicidal thoughts and were at an increased risk of antisocial personality disorder.

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