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dc.contributor.advisorWalsh, Margareten
dc.contributor.authorO'Dwyer, Josephen
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-16T12:48:44Z
dc.date.available2012-11-16T12:48:44Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationO'Dwyer, J. (2012). Traditional vs cyber-bullying : associations with cognitive mechanisms and interpersonal variables in European and Asian sample. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/437
dc.description.abstractThough an extensive amount of research has been conducted on traditional playground bullying (Olweus, 1993), very little academic research has been conducted on cyber-bullying. This study aims to investigate the associations among traditional and cyber-bullying groups, cognitive mechanism, specifically moral disengagement and interpersonal variables. Using quantitative comparative correlation non-experimental design a sample of 107 participants (European and Asian nationalities) completed the Smith’s Traditional and Cyber-bullying Scale (Smith et al, 2008), Interpersonal Reactivity Index (Davis, 1980), the Moral Disengagement Scale (Bandura, et al. 1996), Acceptance of Others Scale (Fey, 1955), and Self-Compassion Scale-Short Form (Raes, et al. 2011). Result found an overlapping of bullying/victim gorups, male and females were involved in bullying and victim groups. More males reported to be bully and cyber-bullies. There was no significant difference between bullying groups and MD and MD and interpersonal Variables. Cyber-Bully Groups scored higher on MD mean scores, female’s score higher on interpersonal variables than males.Implications of findings was discussed and directions for future research are suggested. Author keywords: Bullying, cyber-bullying, moral disengagementen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectThought and thinkingen
dc.subjectApplied psychologyen
dc.titleTraditional vs cyber-bullying : associations with cognitive mechanisms and interpersonal variables in European and Asian sampleen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
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dc.type.degreenameBA (Hons) in Psychologyen
dc.type.degreelevelBA (Hons)en


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