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Nagamatsu, Miyuki; Ooshige, Narumi; Goto, Tomoko; Shimazaki, Azusa – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examined factors related to sexual assault among early adolescents in Japan. During a 6-month period, an anonymous questionnaire survey was distributed to 1,246 students ages 13-15 years at eight junior high schools. Consent to participation in this study was obtained from a total of 1,125 (90.3%) students. It was found that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Sexual Abuse, Questionnaires
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Machackova, Hana; Dedkova, Lenka; Sevcikova, Anna; Cerna, Alena – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bystanders in cyberaggression can support the victim, join the aggressor, or remain passive. We examined how supportive and passive adolescent Czech cyberbystanders (N = 443, ages 12-18) differ in terms of individual characteristics, emotional responses, and contextual factors. The most substantial distinguishing factor between the two groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Internet
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Betts, Lucy R.; Houston, James E.; Steer, Oonagh L.; Gardner, Sarah E. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Positive attribution style, negative attribution style, and generalized peer trust beliefs were examined as mediators in the relationship between adolescents' peer victimization experiences and psychosocial and school adjustment. A total of 280 (150 female and 130 males, M[subscript age] = 13 years 4 months, SD[subscript age] = 1 year 1 month)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Victims, Trust (Psychology), Correlation
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Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Ybarra, Michele L.; Jones, Lisa M.; Espelage, Dorothy – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This article examines characteristics of online harassment episodes associated with increased distress for youth. Data were collected as part of the Third Youth Internet Safety Survey, a cross-sectional telephone survey conducted in the United States in 2010. Interviews were conducted with 1,560 Internet-using youth, ages 10 through 17. Harassment…
Descriptors: Youth, Anxiety, Internet, Safety
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Whittaker, Elizabeth; Kowalski, Robin M. – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Recent years have witnessed a surge of research on cyberbullying. In this article, three studies examined prevalence rates of cyberbullying among college-age students, venues through which cyberbullying occurs, with a particular focus on social media, and perceptions of cyberbullying as a function of features of the target (e.g., peer, celebrity,…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Social Networks, Victims
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Bussey, Kay; Fitzpatrick, Sally; Raman, Amrutha – Journal of School Violence, 2015
This study examines the association between moral disengagement and cyberbullying using a measure of moral disengagement tailored to cyberbullying. It also examines adolescents' self-beliefs in their competence to engage in cyberbullying (cyberbullying self-efficacy beliefs) and how these beliefs may moderate the relation between moral…
Descriptors: Role, Moral Values, Bullying, Internet
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Gradinger, Petra; Yanagida, Takuya; Strohmeier, Dagmar; Spiel, Christiane – Journal of School Violence, 2015
It is well-documented that cyberbullying and victimization co-occur with traditional forms indicating that they share similar mechanisms. Therefore, it was hypothesized that the general antibullying program ViSC might also be effective in tackling these new forms of bullying. A longitudinal randomized control group design has been applied to…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Victims, Interpersonal Competence
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Mancilla-Caceres, Juan F.; Espelage, Dorothy; Amir, Eyal – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Even though previous studies have addressed the relation between face-to-face bullying and cyberbullying, none have studied both phenomena simultaneously. In this article, we present a computer game-based method to study both types of peer aggression among youth. Study participants included fifth graders (N = 93) in two U.S. Midwestern middle…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Computer Games, Aggression
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Pieschl, Stephanie; Kuhlmann, Christina; Porsch, Torsten – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Cyberbullying is usually defined by utilizing offline criteria for bullying ("repetition," "power imbalance," "intent to harm"). However, this ignores the potential relevance of cyber-specific factors ("publicity," "medium," "type" [i.e., denigration]). We compared six factors, each with…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Broll, Ryan; Huey, Laura – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Increasing public awareness of cyberbullying, coupled with several highly publicized youth suicides linked to electronic bullying, have led lawmakers and politicians to consider new criminal legislation specifically related to cyberbullying. However, little is known about how the police currently respond to cyberbullying, and it is not clear…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Consciousness Raising, Prevention
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Weaver, Lori M.; Brown, James R.; Weddle, Daniel B.; Aalsma, Matthew C. – Journal of School Violence, 2013
State lawmakers have responded to school bullying by crafting antibullying legislation. By July 2011, 47 states enacted such laws, though varied widely in content and scope. This study systematically evaluated each state's antibullying legislation by focusing on the inclusion of individual, parental, and systemic protective factors through…
Descriptors: Bullying, State Legislation, Laws, Federal Legislation
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Lund, Emily M.; Blake, Jamilia J.; Ewing, Heidi K.; Banks, Courtney S. – Journal of School Violence, 2012
A sample of 560 school psychologists and school counselors completed a Web-based survey regarding bullying in their schools, related training, and interventions used. Few school-based mental health professionals used evidence-based bullying interventions or were involved in the selection of interventions for their school, and administrators were…
Descriptors: Intervention, Bullying, Prevention, School Psychologists
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Schenk, Allison M.; Fremouw, William J. – Journal of School Violence, 2012
With the growth of technology, bullying has expanded into the technological realm. Labeled cyberbullying, individuals are utilizing technology, such as cell phones and the Internet, to bully and harass others with the intention of causing harm. The purpose of this study was to expand prevalence, psychological impact, and coping strategy research…
Descriptors: College Students, Incidence, Coping, Psychology
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Nicol, Annemarie; Fleming, Michele J. – Journal of School Violence, 2010
Mobile phone aggression (MPA) is a relatively new phenomenon. Using newly developed measures, a pilot study was conducted with 348 adolescents ages 13-17 years to determine the incidence of MPA and victimization in this group of adolescents and to test a proposed model in which hostile response selection mediated the relationship between normative…
Descriptors: College Students, Adolescents, Path Analysis, Victims of Crime
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Baker, Charlene K.; Helm, Susana – Journal of School Violence, 2010
The high prevalence of teen dating violence (TDV) nationally suggests that it is a public health problem in need of intervention. However, there is limited information about what constitutes TDV in the eyes of teens. Equally limited is an understanding of these parameters among diverse cultures. To fill these gaps, the current study conducted…
Descriptors: Intervention, Focus Groups, Public Health, Dating (Social)
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