Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Bullied Teens May Suffer Lingering Trauma

HealthDay News, December 4, 2012

"Bullied teenagers can develop post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, according to a new study.
The findings suggest that victims of bullying may require long-term support, said the researchers from the University of Stavanger in Norway. 
They looked at almost 1,000 teens, ages 14 and 15, and found that one-third of those who said they had been bullied had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, such as intrusive memories and avoidance behavior." Read More

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