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Sibling Bullying Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety in Victims

(6/24/2013)

Sibling Bullying Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety in Victims
HealthDay News
June 17, 2013

Being picked on by your brother or sister may seem like a normal part of growing up, but for some kids the bullying may be a source of depression and anxiety, a new study suggests.  Researchers found that among 3,600 kids in a U.S. survey, those who were pushed around by a sibling -- physically or verbally -- had higher scores on a measure of depression and anxiety symptoms.

View the full article here: http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/misc-kid-s-health-news-435/sibling-bullying-can-lead-to-depression-anxiety-in-victims-677393.html

 


Keywords: sibling, bullying, depression, anxiety



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