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Friday, July 2, 2010

Bullying, cyberbullying & suicide: New study

Links between an increase in suicidal thoughts and bullying are well-established, so the emerging one between suicidal ideation and bullying online and on phones is not surprising but very important. A new study by cyberbullying experts, authors, and Profs. Sameer Hinduja and Justin Patchin is a vital step toward substantive help for the only age group (10-19) showing "an upward trend" in suicide (compared to the 28.5% decline in suicide for youth overall) , and despite a downward trend in traditional bullying .

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