Sibling Bullying

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A new study published last week in the Pediatrics Journal is a new reminder in the “anti-bullying movement” over the last decade. The Research reveals that bullying also happens at home, between siblings. As with peers, sibling bullying is also harmful to the child or teenagers mental health.

Of the children interviewed, 32% reported experiencing at least one type of sibling victimization in the past year. Researchers found that “all types of sibling aggression, both mild and severe were associate with significantly higher distress symptom scores for both children and adolescents.”

To learn more tune into the Wellness 411 Show on Tuesday June 25th at 4:30 at wche1520am or wche1520.com.

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