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Is Cyberbullying worse than traditional bullying? Examining the differential roles of medium, publicity, and anonymity for the perceived severity of bullying
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Journal Article
Journal of Youth and Adolescence 42 (5) pg 739-750
Objective:  To compare the perceived severity of publicity, anonymity, and cyber vs. traditional setting in hypothetical bullying scenarios.Design:  Experimental study.Subjects and Setting:  Study 1: 838 Swiss seventh-grade students (49% female, mean age = 13.7). Study 2: 881 Swiss seventh-grade students (49% femacontinued
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Adolescence (13-17 yrs), Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF No. 100014_130193/1)
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