Bullying and Suicidality: Some Practical Tips
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 9, Number 6&7, September 2018
Joshua D. Feder, MD.
Child and family psychiatrist, Solana Beach, CA, Editor-in-Chief of The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report.
Dr. Feder has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
What can you do when one of your patients reports being bullied? Research has shown that being bullied increases the risk of depression, anxiety, and suicidality in children. In this article, we’ll give you some tips for how to ask about bullying, how to assess its impact, and how to help your patients and their families deal with the problem.