Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Childhood bullying shown to increase likelihood of psychotic experiences in later life

Medical Xpress, December 17, 2013

"New research has shown that being exposed to bullying during childhood will lead to an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adulthood, regardless of whether they are victims or perpetrators. 
The study, published today in Psychological Medicine, assessed a cohort of UK children (ALSPAC) from birth to fully understand the extent of bullying on psychosis in later life – with some groups showing to be almost five times more likely to suffer from episodes at the age of 18." Read More

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