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Online aggressor/targets, aggressors, and targets: a comparison of associated youth characteristics.
  • M. Ybarra, K. Mitchell
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 October 2004
BACKGROUND While most youth report positive experiences and activities online, little is known about experiences of Internet victimization and associated correlates of youth, specifically in regardsExpand
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Youth engaging in online harassment: associations with caregiver-child relationships, Internet use, and personal characteristics.
To date, research focused on "traditional" (i.e. in-person) youth bullying behaviour has documented serious psychosocial challenges for those involved. How this literature translates to youthExpand
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Prevalence and Characteristics of Youth Sexting: A National Study
Objectives: To obtain national estimates of youth involved in sexting in the past year (the transmission via cell phone, the Internet, and other electronic media of sexual images), as well as provideExpand
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Online victimization: A report on the nation’s youth.
Nearly 24 million youth, ages 10 through 17, were online regularly in 1999. Large numbers of young people, when on the Internet, are encountering sexual solicitations they do not want, sexualExpand
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Exposure to Internet Pornography among Children and Adolescents: A National Survey
We take a ’non-traditional’ look at characteristics associated with self-reported pornography seeking behavior, both on the Internet and using traditional methods, are identified. Expand
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Online "predators" and their victims: myths, realities, and implications for prevention and treatment.
The publicity about online "predators" who prey on naive children using trickery and violence is largely inaccurate. Internet sex crimes involving adults and juveniles more often fit a model ofExpand
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Unwanted and Wanted Exposure to Online Pornography in a National Sample of Youth Internet Users
OBJECTIVE. The goal was to assess the extent of unwanted and wanted exposure to online pornography among youth Internet users and associated risk factors. METHODS. A telephone survey of a nationallyExpand
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Does online harassment constitute bullying? An exploration of online harassment by known peers and online-only contacts.
PURPOSE To shed light on the nature of online harassment and the extent to which it may be bullying by examining differences in the characteristics of harassed youth, online harassment incidents, andExpand
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Internet-initiated sex crimes against minors: implications for prevention based on findings from a national study.
PURPOSE To describe the characteristics of episodes in which juveniles became victims of sex crimes committed by people they met through the Internet. METHODS A national survey of a stratifiedExpand
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