What Is Cyberbullying Victimization And Depression In Adolescents?

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1. Calvete, E., Orue, I., & Gámez-Guadix, M. (2016). Cyberbullying Victimization and Depression in Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Body Image and Cognitive Schemas in a One-year Prospective Study. European Journal On Criminal Policy & Research, 22(2), 271-284. doi:10.1007/s10610-015-9292-8
a. In a sample of 1015 adolescents 588 girls and 417 boys the ten missing did not disclose their sex. All of the adolescents were on average 15 years of age. The study was performed over the course of six months. There were a majority of different children in the study and one of the statistics looked at was the parent’s education level and income. The majority of the study, at 32% had middle class parents. A questionnaire was taken that looked at the
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This study had a sample size of one thousand one hundred and five participants from middle school. The average age of the adolescents was around twelve years old. The study was mainly made up of Caucasians, Asians, Native, Black, and Hispanic. In the study different questions were asked about cyberbullying and treatment like was the child able to manipulate the way they were being treated, if the child was in anyway the cause of their mistreatment, how responsible the child was for the maltreatment, how serious the bullying was and how they responded to someone being bullied. Most of the respondents stated that the bullying was caused because of their own actions or the actions of others. Other children in the study believed that they were bullied for reasons that were out of their hands like the way they act. By standers response to bullying was a tie between reporting it and doing …show more content…
In this large group study it was a collective sample size of five thousand and fifty eight students from high school and middle school. The majority of the people in the study were female and the minority were male. It was also known that over 80% of people in the study had at least one profile on social media. In this study a scale was used to report how many times and what kind of bullying had taken place in the child’s life. Based on the results of the survey the participants were grouped as a cyber bully or non-cyberbully. The results found that boys were more likely to cyber bully than the other gender. The study also found that boys were less likely to victimized by cyber bullying than girls

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