Technology Inceptions: Caffeine to Boost Performance of Solar Cells  |  Teacher Insights: Diet-brain linkage   |  Teacher Insights: Rocking boosts sleep, memory  |  Science Innovations: New tech for infrared cameras   |  Science Innovations: Neuronal receptor’s cue   |  Policy Indications: School Students Can Effectively Use Social Media for Collaborative Learning  |  Technology Inceptions: Thermosets, the Most Widely Used Plastics May Be Made Recyclable  |  Parent Interventions: Food Additive Propionate May Increase Risk of Diabetes  |  Parent Interventions: Children Conceived After Short Duration of Marriage At Risk of Schizophrenia  |  Parent Interventions: Babbling Help Babies In Language Development  |  Technology Inceptions: Tissue Chips in Space Program To Help in Disease Research  |  Science Innovations: Aerospace material from polymer  |  Science Innovations: Way to boost drug potency  |  Teacher Insights: Short Rest Intervals Help May Improve Memory and Learning  |  Parent Interventions: Constipation In Children May be Caused by Difference in Sensory Processing  |  
  • Pallikkutam Magazine
  • Companion Magazine
  • Mentor
  • Smart Board
  • Pallikkutam Publications

April 11, 2019 Thursday 11:30:07 AM IST
Students Exposed to Cyberbullying Face Academic, Interpersonal Problems

A new study done among Israeli students have concluded that cyberbullying causes drop in academic performance, increase in interpersonal issues, family problems and even lead to depression.

The study was conducted among 638 students in colleges in Israel. It was conducted to determine to what extend cyberbullying impacted social behaviour and academic performance of undergraduate students. The survey revealed that cyberbullying was prevalent in colleges with 57% of the participants admitting to have experienced it. Most of the bullying happened through instant messaging and email although increase in smart phone usage and online services also were contributory factors. The survey results revealed that cyber bullying had caused academic problems, family problems, suicidal ideal and loss of self-esteem among students.

The researchers warn that the negative impact of cyberbullying can extend further in the future life of the victim as they are likely to become lifetime victims and the perpetrators in campus continue the crime in the workplace thereby creating a situation of social chaos.

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405844018359474

Comments