Journal article

Adolescent Predictors of Young Adult Cyberbullying Perpetration and Victimization Among Australian Youth

Sheryl A Hemphill, Jessica A Heerde

Journal of Adolescent Health | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of the current article was to examine the adolescent risk and protective factors (at the individual, peer group, and family level) for young adult cyberbullying perpetration and victimization. METHODS: Data from 2006 (Grade 9) to 2010 (young adulthood) were analyzed from a community sample of 927 Victorian students originally recruited as a statewide representative sample in Grade 5 (age, 10-11 years) in 2002 and followed-up to age 18-19 years in 2010 (N = 809). Participants completed a self-report survey on adolescent risk and protective factors and traditional and cyberbullying perpetration and victimization and young adult cyberbullying perpetration and victimization...

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Grants

Awarded by National Institute on Drug Abuse


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful for the financial support of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01-DA012140) for the International Youth Development Study initial recruitment and data collection for this sample. Continued data collection in Victoria, Australia, has been supported by three Australian Research Council Discovery Projects (DPO663371, DPO877359, and DP1095744) and an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council grant (project number, 594793).