ESCAP 2017 – KEYNOTE LECTURE ON LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF BULLYING

Dieter Wolke on bullying: "Peers and siblings matter for mental health"

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Dieter Wolke (Warwick, UK)

Bullying has underestimated long-term effects into adulthood on depression, anxiety disorder, increased self-harm, increased suicide, and psychotic symptoms. Professor Dieter Wolke (University of Warwick, UK) was "astonished" by the findings of his own research. He revealed the huge impact that bullying by peers and siblings can have on children's mental health. Professor Wolke has performed a keynote lecture at the ESCAP 2017 conference in Geneva, titled: Peers and siblings matter for mental health: long-term consequences of bullying
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