Psychological consequences of cyber bullying experiences among Turkish secondary school children

2010-02-08
This study aimed to examine the relations of cyber bullying experiences of Turkish secondary school children (as a victim and bully) to demographic variables (age and gender) and depressive symptoms. The participants were 165 secondary school students (94 females and 71 males) whose ages ranged from 10 to 14. According to the results, there is a significant interaction effect between age and gender on cyber bullying experiences, but they are not related to being a cyber victim. In other words, while school children's age and gender are related to being a cyber bully, school children may have the potential to be a cyber victim regardless of their age and gender. Moreover, the results revealed that the students who reported to being cyber victim indicate higher level of depressive symptoms.
2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010)

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Citation Formats
Ö. Erdur Baker, “Psychological consequences of cyber bullying experiences among Turkish secondary school children,” Bahceschir Univ, Istanbul, TURKEY, 2010, vol. 2, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/39511.