New study confirms: cyberbullying rarely occurs in isolation | Pedro

It’s something I’ve known from other studies, but this new research from the University of Warwick, published in European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, confirms it: cyberbullying is mostly an extension of playground bullying — and doesn’t create large numbers of new victims.

In short:
Cyberbullying doesn’t create large numbers of new victims
Most bullying is face-to-face – with cyberbullying used as a modern tool to supplement traditional forms
29% of UK teenagers reported being bullied – only 1% were victims of cyberbullying alone
Bullying intervention strategies should focus on…

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