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GONDIM, Liberalina Santos de Souza  and  RIBEIRO, Marcelo Silva de Souza. cyberbullying in high school students in Juazeiro-BA. Rev. NUFEN [online]. 2019, vol.11, n.1, pp. 102-121. ISSN 2175-2591.º01artigo48.

cyberbullying is a new form of bullying in which Information and Communication Technologies (Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação - TICs, in Brazil) are used to intimidate people. This research used a descriptive quantitative delineation and aimed to identify manifestations of cyberbullying among high school students of a private school in the city of Juazeiro-BA. This is a quantitative and descriptive research with 46 high school students aged between 14 and 19 who answered a questionnaire about the use of technologies and experiences of online violence. The analysis was made by descriptive statistics. The results show considerable levels of online aggression, with 18 (39%) victims and 12 (26%) aggressors. The coping strategies used by the youngsters were primarily individual, such as crying (39%), not responding (28%), or responding in the same way (22%), proving themselves limited to cope with the phenomenon. The repercussions of the experiences mainly of psychological order (91%) and social (64%). It is considered necessary the development of actions of prevention and coping with cyberbullying involving articulation between fields of health, education and technologies.

Keywords : Bullying; cyberbullying; Adolescents.

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