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The Effects of School Violence Victimization on Cyberbullying Perpetration in Middle School Students and the Moderating Role of Self-Control
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Child Studies
  • Volume 37, Issue 3,  2016, pp.39-51
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Child Studies
  • DOI : 10.5723/kjcs.2016.37.3.39
 Title & Authors
The Effects of School Violence Victimization on Cyberbullying Perpetration in Middle School Students and the Moderating Role of Self-Control
Park, Ye Seul; Park, Ju Hee;
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Objective: The present study examined the effects of school violence victimization and self-control on cyberbullying perpetration in middle school students and investigated whether self-control moderated the relationship between school violence victimization and cyberbullying perpetration. Methods: The participants of this study were 315 middle school students (172 boys; 143 girls) from three middle schools in Seoul and Incheon. To measure the level of cyberbullying perpetration, the Bullying/Victimization Questionnaire was used. School violence victimization and self-control were measured via the School Violence Victimization Scale and the Self-Control Scale, respectively. The data were analyzed by means of descriptive statistics and hierarchical regressions. Results and Conclusion: The results indicated that school bullying victimization level increased cyberbullying perpetration level whereas self-control level decreased cyberbullying perpetration. In addition, self-control moderated the effect of school violence victimization on cyberbullying perpetration. That is, the influence of school bullying victimization on cyberbullying perpetration was greater when self-control was low, compared to when it was high.
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