Project Title

Cyberbullying Victimization and Pyschological State

Presenters

Faculty Sponsor Name

Gang Lee

Abstract (300 words maximum)

With the invention of social media and increasingly widespread access to electronic communication more research is needed on the possible effects of cyberbullying. Specifically, identifying the effects of cyberbullying on the psychological state of cyberbully victims is a key step in raising awareness for the seriousness of the issue as well as contributing to the overall knowledge of the topic. A literature review on the current research define cyberbullying from a research perspective. The central hypothesis of this study is that cyberbullying victimization results in changes to the psychological states of victims. Data for the study were collected from two universities in South Korea utilizing multi-stage cluster sampling with a sample of N = 710. This research is conducted in order to better understand the relation between cyberbullying victimization and psychological state.

Project Type

Poster

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Cyberbullying Victimization and Pyschological State

With the invention of social media and increasingly widespread access to electronic communication more research is needed on the possible effects of cyberbullying. Specifically, identifying the effects of cyberbullying on the psychological state of cyberbully victims is a key step in raising awareness for the seriousness of the issue as well as contributing to the overall knowledge of the topic. A literature review on the current research define cyberbullying from a research perspective. The central hypothesis of this study is that cyberbullying victimization results in changes to the psychological states of victims. Data for the study were collected from two universities in South Korea utilizing multi-stage cluster sampling with a sample of N = 710. This research is conducted in order to better understand the relation between cyberbullying victimization and psychological state.