Being bullied at school is an unpleasant and relatively common experience for many young people, but does it lead to long-lasting harm? A growing number of studies have found that being bullied is associated with an increased risk of developing symptoms of anxiety and depression, self-harm and even suicidal ideation. Many would argue that it seems obvious that bullying might cause some young people to develop depression – but how strong is the evidence that this is the case?

– Lucy Bowes

Source: Nearly a third of early adulthood depression linked to bullying in teenage years I The Conversation