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5 Nov '14

News Mental health of children and young people at risk in digital age

Cyberbullying and rise in self-harm highlighted by MPs voicing concern over violent video games and sextingViolent video games, the sharing of indecent images on mobile phones, and other types of digital communications, are harming young peoples mental health, MPs warned on Wednesday, amid evidence of big increases in self-harm and serious psychological problems among the under-18s.Cyberbullying and websites advocating anorexia and self-harm are also posing a danger to the mental wellbeing of children and young people, the Commons health select committee says in its report. Continue reading...

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