Study: Bullying more likely for children with mental-health disorders

05/17/2009 | ScienceDaily

First-graders with depression or anxiety are more likely to be regularly bullied by the time they reach the third grade, according to a Canadian study. Physically aggressive first-graders were found likely to become anxious or depressed by the third grade and also be bullied, researchers found. "Children's early mental-health problems can set the stage for abuse by their peers," said lead researcher Bonnie Leadbeater, a psychology professor at the University of Victoria, located in British Columbia. "Treating children's mental-health problems may go a long way toward reducing bullying."

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