Social Influences on Cyberbullying Behaviors Among Middle and High School Students

  title={Social Influences on Cyberbullying Behaviors Among Middle and High School Students},
  author={S. Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
Cyberbullying is a problem affecting a meaningful proportion of youth as they embrace online communication and interaction. Research has identified a number of real-world negative ramifications for both the targets and those who bully. During adolescence, many behavioral choices are influenced and conditioned by the role of major socializing agents, including friends, family, and adults at school. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which peers, parents, and educators… 
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