Anxiety and Depression Caused by Childhood Bullying Decline Over Time

A JAMA Psychiatry study reports the detrimental effect of childhood bullying decreases over time. A new UCL-led study has provided the strongest evidence to date that exposure to bullying causes mental health issues such as anxiety years later.

The study, published today in JAMA Psychiatry and funded by MQ: Transforming Mental Health and the Economic and Social Research Council, found that the detrimental effects of bullying decreased over time, which the authors say shows the potential for resilience in children exposed to bullying.

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About Giorgio Bertini

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