Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Suicide

  title={Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Suicide},
  author={S. Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin},
  journal={Archives of Suicide Research},
  pages={206 - 221}
Empirical studies and some high-profile anecdotal cases have demonstrated a link between suicidal ideation and experiences with bullying victimization or offending. The current study examines the extent to which a nontraditional form of peer aggression—cyberbullying—is also related to suicidal ideation among adolescents. In 2007, a random sample of 1,963 middle-schoolers from one of the largest school districts in the United States completed a survey of Internet use and experiences. Youth who… 
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