Review: Bullying Victims May Be More Likely To Attempt Suicide

The Los Angeles Times (3/11, Kaplan) “Science Now” blog reports that according to a review published online March 10 in JAMA Pediatrics, “victims of bullying were more than twice as likely as other kids to contemplate suicide and about 2.5 times as likely to try to kill themselves.” The review “identified 34 reliable studies that addressed the issues of peer victimization and suicidal ideation,” studies which “included data on 284,375 people ages 9 to 21” from countries around the world.

Related Links:

— “Teens taunted by bullies are more likely to consider, attempt suicide,” Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2014.

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