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Must Reads – Bullying Affects Brain Development

November 5, 2010 by Amy Buffenbarger  
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A new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry found that students who verbally abused by peers in their middle school years had “underdeveloped connections between the left and right sides of their brain” and “higher levels of anxiety, depression, anger, hostility, dissociation, and drug abuse.” Source: Psychology Today

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  1. This post should read, “students who WERE verbally abused by peers in their middle school years.”

    Very important study—share with everyone!

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