Comparing Children and Adolescents Engaged in Cyberbullying to Matched Peers

@article{Twyman2010ComparingCA,
  title={Comparing Children and Adolescents Engaged in Cyberbullying to Matched Peers},
  author={Kimberly Twyman and Conway Saylor and Lloyd Adam Taylor and Cadie Comeaux},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          195-9
        }
}
Although characteristics of traditional bullying participants have been identified and studied for years, research on cyberbullying is limited. The purpose of this study is to expand the literature on cyberbullying with a particular focus on the relationships among cyberbullying characteristics, typical social activities, and more traditional forms of bullying. The typical activities and experiences with traditional bullying and cyberbullying of 52 children ages 11 to 17 were compared to those… 

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