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Munich Shooter Struggled with the Effects of Bullying and Depression

Munich Shooter Struggled with the Effects of Bullying and Depression

effects of bullyingThe Washington Post recently reported that it looks like the 18-year-old Munich shooter that killed 9 people was an isolated and depressed teen who had experienced bullying. Investigators also say he had issues with panic attacks when thrown into social situations and was obsessed with “killer” video games. Unfortunately, this tragic event can be used as yet another example of the possible fallout and effects of bullying on struggling teens.

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Though investigators still don’t know the shooter’s full story, it’s clear he struggled with mental health issues–some may be linked to the effects of bullying. This event can be used as a moment to bring attention to the much needed issue of bullying in and out of school.

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