Thursday, June 20, 2013

U study: Teen bullying linked to suicide factors

Star Tribune, June 19, 2013

"Bullies and their victims are both more likely to think about or attempt suicide, but whether they hurt themselves can depend on the support they think they have.
The discovery comes from a new analysis by researchers at the University of Minnesota of information from middle- and high-school students on either side of the bully equation.
Students affected by bullying were much less likely to think about or attempt suicide if they felt closely connected to their parents, liked school, or had meaningful relationships with friends or adults, such as teachers or religious leaders, the study found." Read More

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