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

Source: JAMA Psychiatry
Date Published: 2018

Get this Resource

Get this Resource


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.

Related Resources

Research & Data

A Majority of Teens Have Experienced Some Form of Cyberbullying

Source: Pew Research Center

Patient / Family Resource

Family Doctor

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians