Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave? > Health-in-Motion 02 November 2016 Childhood bullying The effects of childhood bullying can last well into adulthood. A new study surveyed 480 college students about their exposure to a variety of traumatic experiences – from bullying and cyber-bullying to various types of violence – from birth to the age of 17. The results indicate that being bullied as a child has long-term psychological effects that can be just as severe as those resulting from physical or sexual abuse. Those students who experienced bullying when they were children reported significantly higher levels of mental health problems than their peers. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Flying wheelchairs, an icon of style, and true grit 48 minutes ago Partner content More: Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This potential health risk of a cockroach will shock you Medical Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Medical 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Lifestyle 5 diseases that can keep you out of the office for months Medical Only 2% of SA kids are treated for this potentially lethal illness Diet and nutrition Why you should avoid these 5 ‘diet’ foods From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Could it be? » Can coughing help you during a heart attack? Is it a cold or an allergy? 7 myths about cough 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Here's why you should never ignore a persistent cough... Do you know the difference? » 6 ways sinusitis can cause a mysterious 'brain fog' Here’s how sinusitis can lead to brain swelling Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Sometimes symptoms can be misleading, and you’re not quite sure if what you’ve got is allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. Here’s how to spot the difference.