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Bullying Thrives On Teen Website

A new social media website is turning into a haven for vicious cyber-bullies taunting their victims about suicide, self-harm and weight issues. Ask.fm is the latest hit website among teenagers, with more than 40 million users worldwide, but parents and schools are shocked by the content. On the website, members create a profile and are [...]

Bullies and victims 3 times more likely to have suicidal thoughts by age 11

In a paper published in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the researchers found children who are both victims and bullies ('bully-victims'), are at highly increased risk of considering suicide, or have planned and engaged in suicidal or self-harming behaviour by 11-12 years of age. These [...]