Bullying, Cyberbullying Major Risk Factors For Teen Suicide, Pediatrics Group Says

The NPR (6/28, Kodjak) “Shots” blog reports, “Bullying and cyberbullying are major risk factors for teen suicide,” with both victims and bullies “at risk.” This is the finding of a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics urging family physicians and pediatricians “to routinely screen teenagers for suicide risks.” The report was published online June 27 in Pediatrics. Psychiatric News Alert (6/28) also covered the story.

Related Links:

— “Teen Bullies And Their Victims Both Face A Higher Risk Of Suicide,” ALISON KODJAK, National Public Radio, June 28, 2016.

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