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Child deaths – cyber bullying as a risk factor for youth suicide

22 Mar 2012
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The role of social networking (including online websites and text messaging) and related cyber bullying in influencing the lives of young people is an emerging issue in Australia. Social networking provides an unprecedented form of communication access for young people. It is a largely unregulated environment that can offer many positive supports and opportunities for young people, but also provide challenges such as cyber bullying. Research linking cyber bullying to suicide as a risk factor is emerging in Australia.

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2012
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