The dark triad of personality : predictors of on and off line bullying

dc.contributor.authorHyland, Paulineen
dc.contributor.authorMcGuckin, Conoren
dc.contributor.authorLewis, Christopher Alanen
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-08T16:10:19Z
dc.date.available2014-05-08T16:10:19Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.description.abstractIn recent years, research has focused on the understanding of cyber bullying and its connections to traditional bullying. Previous research has examined the traditional approach to assessing personality in relation to bullying behaviour. However, research is sparse with regard to the dark triad of personality and its association to bullying, namely narcissism, machiavellianism and psychopathy. Psychopathy is considered a multifaceted construct consisting of impulsivity, psychopathic narcissism, and callous unemotional traits. The aim of this research is to examine the role of the dark triad, specifically narcissism, machiavellianism and callous unemotional traits, in the involvement of adolescents in traditional and cyber bullying. More specifically, in relation to those students who are involved with bullying others or bystanders of such behaviour. It seeks to examine how these traits may be possible risk factors for involvement in bullying behaviour on and off line. To establish this, it is important to develop an understanding of the traits that categorise adolescents as at risk individuals.en
dc.identifier.citationHyland, P., McGuckin, C., Lewis, C.A. (2014). The dark triad of personality : predictors of on and off line bullying. The British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch 2014 Annual Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 10rd-5th April. Conference Paper.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/1744
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectThought and thinkingen
dc.subjectApplied psychologyen
dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.titleThe dark triad of personality : predictors of on and off line bullyingen
dc.typeConference Paperen
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