Journal article

Predictors of Traditional and Cyber-Bullying Victimization: A Longitudinal Study of Australian Secondary School Students

Sheryl A Hemphill, Michelle Tollit, Aneta Kotevski, Jessica A Heerde

Journal of Interpersonal Violence | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2015

Abstract

The purpose of the present article is to compare the individual, peer, family, and school risk and protective factors for both traditional and cyber-bullying victimization. This article draws on data from 673 students from Victoria, Australia, to examine Grade 7 (aged 12-13 years) predictors of traditional and cyber-bullying victimization in Grade 9 (aged 14-15 years). Participants completed a modified version of the Communities That Care youth survey. There were few similarities and important differences in the predictors of traditional and cyber-bullying victimization. For Grade 9 cyber-bullying victimization, in the fully adjusted model, having been a victim of traditional bullying in Gra..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The authors are grateful for the financial support of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01-DA012140) for the International Youth Development Study (IYDS) initial data collection.