Longitudinal Associations Among Bullying by Peers, Disordered Eating Behavior, and Symptoms of Depression During Adolescence

Source: JAMA Psychiatry
Date Published: 2018

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This article describes a longitudinal study that revealed significant concurrent associations among bullying by peers, disordered eating behavior, and depressive symptoms. Disordered eating behavior was repeatedly associated with future symptoms of depression and bullying by peers; the risk of depressive symptoms and bullying by peers 1 year after disordered eating behavior was equivalent in girls and boys.

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