Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Teen bullying increases sexual risk taking reports new study

Examiner.com, November 11, 2013

"Bullying among teens is a major social problem in the United States. It results in emotional trauma—and sometime eve death—to its victims. Now, a new study reports another impact of bullying: increased sexual risk taking among teens being bullied as well as those that do the bullying. The study was published online on November 11 by researchers affiliated with Boston University, the University of Illinois, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The researchers note that the psychological and educational impact of bullying have been explored extensively; however, no studies have evaluated a possible link between bullying and sexual risk-taking behaviors among teens." Read More

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