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22 September 2010

Cyberbully victims often depressed

Students who are victims of cyber bullying at school are more likely to suffer depression than their tormentors, according to researchers.

Students who are victims of cyber bullying at school are more likely to suffer depression than their tormentors, according to researchers.

This new study included students in grades six through 10 who completed a questionnaire designed to measure their levels of depression, and were asked whether they were either perpetrators or victims of bullying.

Different results from 'normal' bullying

 
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