#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Global risks of suicidal behaviours and being bullied and their association in adolescents: School-based health survey in 83 countries

1. Introduction

Worldwide each year approximately 800,000 people die by suicide []. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents aged 10–24 years [], which accounts for more than a quarter of suicides in the world []. While nonfatal suicidal behaviours (SB) are associated with increased suicide and being bullied is associated with SB in adolescents [


  • Klomek A.B.
  • Sourander A.
  • Elonheimo H.
Bullying by peers in childhood and effects on psychopathology, suicidality, and criminality in adulthood.