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      Your Health 6-17-13 Bullying among siblings

      A new study suggests bullying between siblings may be a source of depression and anxiety, for some children.{}{}{}{} Researchers at{} the University of New Hampshire surveyed 3,600 American children.{}{}{}{} They found children who were pushed around by a sibling -- physically or verbally -- had higher scores on a measure of depression and anxiety symptoms.{}{}{}{} The lead researcher says her findings suggest that parents should not turn a blind eye to their kids' fights and teasing.{}{}{}{} The study appears online in the journal Pediatrics.

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