Study Examines Association of Individual Factors, Likelihood of Bullying

Bottom Line: Exposure to bullying is common. This study included about 5,000 children in the United Kingdom and it used genetic data, information on observable traits and exposure to bullying to identify individual risk factors associated with the likelihood of being bullied.

Authors: Jean-Baptiste Pingault, Ph.D., University College London, and coauthors

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0310)