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Cyberbullying

Campbell, Marilyn A. (2012) Cyberbullying. In The Home Therapist : A practical, self-help guide for everyday psychological problems. Australian Academic Press Group Pty Ltd, pp. 373-375.

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      Abstract

      Cyberbullying is any bullying through technology, usually using mobile phones and the Internet or combinations of these. Methods used to bully include texting degoratory messages on mobile phones with young people showing them to their friends before sending to the victim; slagging or excluding someone in a chat room; inviting comments on nasty blogs or placing embarrassing or bullying videos on YouTube. It is important to distinguish if it is bullying or fighting using technology because that determines how it is best handled. Just because young people send a nasty text or use instant messaging to berate someone, it could be fighting between equals and not the intentional, aggressive, repeated acts of someone with more power which defines bullying.

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      ID Code: 53718
      Item Type: Book Chapter
      ISBN: 978-1921513916
      Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
      Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
      Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
      Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Please consult the author.
      Deposited On: 19 Sep 2012 10:01
      Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 19:45

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