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Q&A: The impact of childhood bullying on adult mental health

During National Bullying Prevention Month, it must be acknowledged that the impact of bullying extends well beyond childhood. Adults who were bullied as children may be at greater risk for depressive outcomes.

But what are the mechanisms that help carry this risk forward? Two assistant professors from the William & Mary psychological sciences department, Madelyn Labella and Adrian Bravo, investigated common responses to stress as potential links in the chain. Their cross – cultural study, co-authored with international researchers and former W&M students, has been published in the journal Aggressive Behavior.

Read the whole interview by the original source through the link below:

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