Study: Sibling Bullying MAy Lead To Depression

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(FOX NEWS) –  Being picked on by your brother or sister may seem like a normal part of growing up  but for some it may be a source of depression and anxiety.   Researchers surveyed 3,600 kids across the U.S. and found that those who were pushed around, physically or verbally, by a sibling had higher scores on measure of depression and anxiety symptoms.  Investigators say often sibling aggression is dismissed as normal.

The team believes their findings suggests parents should not turn a blind eye to this behavior in their own kids.   Findings appear in the journal “Pediatrics.”