Kids With Mental Health Disorders More Likely To Be Bullies.

. HealthDay (10/23, Preidt) reports, “Children with mental health disorders are more likely than other kids to be bullies,” according to a study presented yesterday at the American Academy of Pediatrics meeting. “Researchers analyzed data from children ages 6 to 17 included in the 2007 US National Survey of Children’s Health and found that more than 15 percent were identified as bullies by a parent or guardian, and that children with mental health disorders were three times more likely than their peers to bully other children.”

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— “Bullying May Be Linked to Mental Disorders, “Robert Preidt, HealthDay, October 22, 2012.

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