Study Of Twins Reveals Causal Association Between Bullying And Concurrent Mental Health Symptoms

Healio (10/4, Oldt) reports, “Analysis of a population-based cohort of” 11,108 “twins revealed a causal association between exposure to bullying and concurrent anxiety, depression, hyperactivity and impulsivity, and other mental health symptoms,” researchers reported. The findings were published online Oct. 4 in JAMA Psychiatry. The authors of an accompanying editorial “applauded the contribution of these findings to the mental health field.”

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— “Bullying in childhood linked to poorer mental health,” Silberg J, et al., Healio, October 4, 2017.

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