Cyberbullying behavior among Adolescents in Hong Kong: Preventing and Tackling Strategies
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|Journal / Publication||青年研究學報|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2016|
The paper examines the prevalence, nature and characteristics of cyberbullying among adolescents in Hong Kong. The study utilizes survey research approach and collected a sample of 2,314 adolescents from ten secondary schools. A few psychometric measures including feelings toward a harmonious school, self-efficacy, empathy level, and psychosocial wellbeing were found to be associated with adolescents’ cyberbullying experiences. This paper further discusses effective strategies for preventing and tackling cyberbullying, and ways for constructing a health culture for youth’s online behavior.