International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy

Volume 8 Num. 2 - June 2008



Volume 8 Num. 2 - June 2008 - Pages 183-192


Rosario Ortega , Juan Calmaestra , Joaqu?n Mora Merch


Schools violence and bullying is a well known phenomenon in the society
nowadays, and it is a classic investigation topic. But the ways that bullying is carry on
have been evolved along the time and new forms of intimidation, harassment and
maltreatment have risen. One of these forms is called cyberbullying. This article explores
cyberbullying using a specific questionnaire to 830 students with ages between 12 and 18
years. The result shows that the impact of this phenomenon, in our society, is not speciality
serious if we compare it with results in other countries. One of four students is involved
in problems of cyberbullying, but only a little percentage, no more than 4%, is involved
in the severe form.

Key words:

cyberbullying, secondary, school violence, bullying, ICT

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