Youth cyber-bullying: Risks, intervention and prevention.

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Now days, there is no doubt that among adolescents and youth, the Internet communication is the most important use and the most popular for conversations, entrainment, personal reflection, etc. This paper will examine the cyber-bullying (CB) phenomenon and its various effects in adolescent populations. It will illustrate the unique characteristics of CB in comparison with face-to-face (f-2-f) bullying, as well as describe the different roles in CB: victims, perpetrators, and witnesses (bystanders). We shall focus on revealing the risk factors associated with CB among adolescents and youth, point out the main intervention and prevention plans aimed at effectively coping with this phenomenon, mainly among adolescents, and examine the future regarding college students technological misbehavior. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationAdvances in psychology research
EditorsA.M. Columbus
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Incorporated
StatePublished - 2013


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