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Cyberbullying in Childhood and Adolescence - Assessment, Coping, and the Role of Appearance

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Title: Cyberbullying in Childhood and Adolescence - Assessment, Coping, and the Role of Appearance
Authors: Berne, Sofia
Issue Date: 16-May-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Frisén, A., Berne, S., & Lunde, C. (2014). Cybervictimization and body esteem: Experiences of Swedish children and adolescents. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 11(3), 331–343.

II. Berne, S., Frisén., & Kling, J. (2014). Appearance-related cyberbullying - A qualitative investigation of characteristics, content, reasons, and effects. Manuscript submitted for publication.

III. Frisén, A., Berne, S., & Marin, L. (2014). Swedish pupils’ suggested coping strategies if cyberbullied: Differences related to age and gender. Manuscript submitted for publication.

IV. Berne, S., Frisén, A., Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Scheithauer, H., Naruskov, K., Luik, P., Katzer, C., Erentaite, R., & Zukauskiene, R. (2013). Cyberbullying assessment instruments: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18(2), 320–334.

Date of Defence: 2014-06-13
Disputation: fredagen den 13 juni klockan 10.00, 2014, sal F1, Psykologiska Institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: cyberbullying
body esteem
appearance-related cyberbullying
coping strategies
gender differences
instrument review
Abstract: Cyberbullying is a relatively new form of bullying that is conducted through modern information and communication technology. This thesis examines different aspects of cyberbullying, and is comprised of three parts. The first part (including Studies I and II) aims to extend our understanding of an almost unexplored area – the relationship between cyberbullying and appearance – using self-report questionnaires and focus groups. The aims of Study I were twofold. The first was to explore the relati... more
ISBN: ISBN 978-91-628-9060-5 (print)
ISBN 978-91-628-9061-2 (pdf)
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