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Cyberbullying: An Increasing Challenge for Schools


School Psychology International Volume 33, Number 5, ISSN 0143-0343


The use of information and communication technology (ICT) has not only brought advantages to mankind. One downside is the emergence and increase of cyberbullying in schools. Affecting students of all ages, teachers, parents, and other educators, this special form of bullying is an increasing challenge for schools. This article offers an overview of the current state of research regarding prevalence and forms of cyberbullying; its psychosocial correlates in victims, bullies, and bully-victims; possible avenues for prevention and intervention approaches for school practitioners; and implications for future research.


von Marees, N. & Petermann, F. (2012). Cyberbullying: An Increasing Challenge for Schools. School Psychology International, 33(5), 467-476. Retrieved December 4, 2021 from .

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