Cyberbullying and its effects on teens

Two stories in the news today speak about the increased prevalence of cyberbullying among teens, and the impact on them. An article in  Healthday , reporting on a study in the upcoming issue of Pediatrics, indicates that electronic and Internet bullying are not abating with time despite better awareness.  Another article, appearing in the Boston Globe , reports on a study appearing on the website of the American Journal of Public Health  which found that a large percentage of teens who experienced cyberbullying report symptoms of depression.

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