Exploring students' coping strategy intentions for cyberbullying
Orel, Alex, Campbell, Marilyn A., Wozencroft, Kelly, Leong, Eliza Weiqin, & Kimpton, Melanie (2015) Exploring students' coping strategy intentions for cyberbullying. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30.
Most of the published research on cyberbullying has been conducted with children and adolescents, so little is known about cyberbullying in other populations. This study examined cyberbullying within an emerging adult population in a university setting (N = 282), and explored what coping strategies these individuals intended to use in response to future cyberbullying incidents. Blocking of the sender of the bullying message was found to be the most frequent intention to cope with cyberbullying among these emerging adults. It was also found that both gender and victimisation status (i.e., whether the emerging adult had, in the preceding twelve months, been a victim of cyberbullying) influenced coping strategy intentions. The implications for practice and future research are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Emerging adults, University students, Coping strategies, Cyberbullying|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||© The Author(s) 2015|
|Deposited On:||15 Sep 2015 02:31|
|Last Modified:||19 Oct 2015 05:02|
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