Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys

Girls are more often bullied than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to research led by a Rutgers University-Camden nursing scholar. ‘Bullying is significantly associated with depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, suicide planning, and suicide attempts,’ says Nancy Pontes, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden. ‘We wanted to look at this link between bullying victimization, depressive symptoms, and suicidality by gender.’
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org