High suicide risk for male bullies and victims

US researchers found among 1400 children in the study, those exposed to bullying were more likely to have emotional disorders in their 20s.

Victims of bullying had a threefold increased risk of generalised anxiety and panic disorder and self-reported bullies had a fourfold risk of antisocial personality disorder compared to children not exposed to bullying.

But children who were both victims and perpetrators of bullying had higher rates of panic disorder, five times the risk of depression and, in males only, an 18