Bullying and suicide. A review

@article{Kim2008BullyingAS,
  title={Bullying and suicide. A review},
  author={Y. Kim and B. Leventhal},
  journal={International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={133 - 154}
}
  • Y. Kim, B. Leventhal
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Being a victim or perpetrator of school bullying, the most common type of school violence, has been frequently associated with a broad spectrum of behavioral, emotional, and social problems. Suicide is third leading cause of mortality in children and adolescent in the United States of America and around the world. This paper provides a systematic review of the previous 37 studies conducted in children and adolescents from communities, as well as in special populations that examined the… Expand

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