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Cross-national aspects of cyberbullying victimization among 14–17-year-old adolescents across seven European countries

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, July 2018
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Title
Cross-national aspects of cyberbullying victimization among 14–17-year-old adolescents across seven European countries
Published in
BMC Public Health, July 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5682-4
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Authors

Kalliope Athanasiou, Eirini Melegkovits, Elisabeth K. Andrie, Charalampos Magoulas, Chara K. Tzavara, Clive Richardson, Donald Greydanus, Maria Tsolia, Artemis K. Tsitsika

Abstract

The increasing use of the Internet and social network sites (SNS) has created a new domain of socio-emotional development for adolescents. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore cybervictimization across seven European countries, in relation to socio-demographic, Internet use and psychosocial variables. A cross-sectional school-based study was conducted in the participating countries: Germany, Greece, Iceland the Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Spain. Anonymous self-completed questionnaires included sociodemographic data, internet usage characteristics, school achievement, parental control, the Internet Addiction Test and Achenbach's Youth Self-Report. The highest rate of cyber victimization was found in Romania (37.3%) and the lowest in Spain (13.3%). Multiple logistic regression analyses gave differing results between countries. In Romania, Poland and Germany cyberbullying victimization was associated with SNS use, whereas Internet use was associated with increased odds of cybervictimization only in Romania. Cybervictimization was associated with greater internalizing behavior problems in all countries analysed, and with externalizing problems in all except Romania. Cyberbullying victimization is an on-going problem, which is subject to country-specific socio-demographic factors and diverse patterns of current Internet use and its development. Preventive measures should emphasize the integration of Internet communication technology education in educational contexts, and focus on the consistent association between cybervictimization and internalizing and externalizing difficulties.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 281 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 42 15%
Student > Master 26 9%
Researcher 18 6%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 6%
Professor > Associate Professor 14 5%
Other 58 21%
Unknown 105 37%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 48 17%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 10%
Social Sciences 25 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 21 7%
Computer Science 11 4%
Other 33 12%
Unknown 115 41%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 183. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 March 2022.
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#197,532
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#176
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#4,569
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#2
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