Assessing the consequences of cyberbullying on mental health

Advances in technology and the advent of social media have led to the emergence of a new phenomenon — cyberbullying. Although there are some similarities, approaches to tackling traditional bullying are largely ineffective in combating cyberbullying, which has been linked to adverse mental health and, in extreme cases, suicide.

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Pingault, J., Schoeler, T. Assessing the consequences of cyberbullying on mental health. Nat Hum Behav 1, 775–777 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0209-z

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