Navigation Links
Bullying Moves From Online to Text-Messaging: Study
Date:11/21/2011

By Lisa Esposito
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Kids' exposure to online attacks and deviant behavior appears to have leveled off, but as more kids socialize by cellphone, sexual and other bothersome text messages are on the rise, a new study finds.

Young people use technology to converse and connect with one another and, as with face-to-face methods, "there are positives and negatives," said lead study author Michele Ybarra, president and research director of Internet Solutions for Kids, a nonprofit research organization in San Clemente, Calif.

The good news is "our data don't support that things are getting worse online in frequency or intensity" in terms of harassment, bullying and unwanted sexual experiences, she said.

The study looked at violence exposure from computers and text messaging (but not from accessing websites from a smartphone). It also measured young people's reactions -- how they rated their own level of distress.

About one-third of teens and preteens reported being very or extremely distressed from Internet-based sexual experiences, while between 20 percent and 25 percent felt that way because of online harassment.

For the study, researchers used online surveys to reach almost 1,600 adolescents, ages 10 to 15, starting in 2006, with yearly follow-ups in 2007 and 2008.

"Unwanted sexual solicitation" by text messaging was 1.9 times higher in 2008 than in 2006, a significant increase. Participants reported whether within the past year "someone tried to get me to talk about sex when I did not want to" or "asked me for sexual information about myself" or "to do something sexual that I did not want to do."

The survey looked at perpetration -- attacking -- as well as victimization, asking whether adolescents had sent unwanted text messages or pictures of a sexual nature, commonly known as "sexting." Odds of doing so increased between 2007 and 2008, b
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New study reveals prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth
2. Only 17% of Children Trust Dad for Advice About Bullying
3. There Oughta Be A Law: NY Poised to Lead U.S. in Fight to Stop Workplace Bullying
4. Bullying Assembly Uses Comedy to Reach Students
5. For Many Gay Youth, Bullying Exacts a Deadly Toll
6. Bullying May Accompany Drive to Be Popular
7. Student Bullying Linked to Family Violence: CDC
8. School bullying, violence against LGBT youth linked to risk of suicide, HIV infection
9. Bullyings Scars May Last a Lifetime, Experts Say
10. Cyberbullying a Big Worry for Parents: Survey
11. Bullying Takes Toll on High School Test Scores
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Bullying Moves From Online to Text-Messaging: Study 
(Date:8/1/2014)... Blindness is a reversible ailment these ... of today, despite well-meaning efforts, still have a long way ... for reversing blindness that does not involve any kind of ... alternative medicine takes the “slack” from the mainstream by providing ... harmful surgeries. , Alternative health specialist Kevin Richardson actually ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 ... to advancing gynecologic endoscopic surgery, is pleased to ... societies, in the United States and Europe, which ... make available to surgeons an endoscopic dry lab ... proficiency of their endoscopic surgery skills. , Endoscopy ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 Surftech athletes Jack ... Oahu paddleboard World Championships this past weekend in Hawaii ... 3rd place finisher Zeb Walsh were all on stock ... of the race and athletes this year were treated ... making the course extremely challenging as well as very ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... iFitDress.com, a professional company of women’s dresses ... 2014 silver bridesmaid dresses recently. All of ... latest fashion trends. What’s more, they are now offered ... , iFitDress.com is one of the leading suppliers ... silver bridesmaid gowns, but also many other kinds of ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Women over the age of 65 face numerous ... greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma ... August issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and ... of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), outlines the challenges ... practical solutions to improve their care. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Miracle Cure Review | The Unbeatable Secret to Reversing Any Vision Problem – Vinamy.com 2Health News:AAGL Announces It Has Joined With Other Medical Societies to Encourage Hospitals Teaching Endoscopic Surgery to Establish Simulator Labs for Training 2Health News:Surftech Bark Commander Sweeps Molokai2Oahu Stock Paddleboard Division 2Health News:iFitDress.com: Beautiful Silver Bridesmaid Dresses at Promotional Prices 2Health News:Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help 2Health News:Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help 3
... Coalition of patients, practitioners and employers urges ... deployment of interoperable health,information technology, WASHINGTON, ... co-chaired by former Senator John Breaux and ... Eshoo,and Mike Rogers for introducing legislation that ...
... The Pennsylvania,Department of Health today is emphasizing ... for consumers not to eat Banquet brand and,store ... possible,Salmonella contamination., "Federal officials have already shared ... ensure Pennsylvanians are taking the,appropriate measures to protect ...
... Guttmacher,Institute,s latest report on world abortion rates is ... W. Mosher. The,study, just released today, argues that ... developing countries., Accurate numbers are impossible to ... illegal. Says Mosher: "Neither,Guttmacher nor anyone else knows ...
... have discovered a key protein that controls how stem ... move limbs, or smooth muscle cells that support blood ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). ... of muscle types in the human fetus, but also ...
... Ohio, Oct. 10 PartsSource, the nation,s leading,supplier ... &,CEO, A. Ray Dalton has been selected as ... Business" award. This honor is given to,executives who ... new,businesses throughout their professional career. "I am ...
... ... geographically, WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 10 ... as senior vice,president of clinical operations for North America and Simon ... Colvin joins PPD from Eli Lilly and Company where he most ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Health IT Now! Coalition Applauds Representatives Eshoo and Rogers for Introducing Health IT Legislation 2Health News:Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Banquet and Store Brand Frozen Pot Pies 2Health News:PRI Criticizes Guttmacher Report 2Health News:Study reveals how stem cells decide to become either skeletal or smooth muscle 2Health News:Study reveals how stem cells decide to become either skeletal or smooth muscle 3Health News:Study reveals how stem cells decide to become either skeletal or smooth muscle 4Health News:Study reveals how stem cells decide to become either skeletal or smooth muscle 5Health News:PPD Names VPs for North America and Asia 2Health News:PPD Names VPs for North America and Asia 3
(Date:8/1/2014)... SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2014 Arena ... provided a corporate update and reported financial results ... "We have continued to see ... including a 43% quarter-over-quarter increase in estimated total ... the 10,000 mark," said Jack Lief, Arena,s President ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds ... Potassium Nitrate Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report ... reports to its research database. ... 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China ... research report on China ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Indien, August 1, 2014 ... Inc. gaben heute bekannt, vor kurzem für ... zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen eine kommerzielle ... der Europäischen Union und weiterer europäischer Länder ... und mit Ropivacain gefüllte OneDose ReadyfusOR später ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 2Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 3Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 4Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 5Cipla und BioQuiddity geben EU-Geschäftspartnerschaft für OneDose-ReadyfusOR zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen bekannt 2Cipla und BioQuiddity geben EU-Geschäftspartnerschaft für OneDose-ReadyfusOR zur Schmerzbehandlung nach chirurgischen Eingriffen bekannt 3
... WORTH, Texas, Aug. 24, 2011 The UNT System Board ... authorized in the 82nd Texas legislative session. As part of ... and UNT Dallas, the College of Pharmacy students will earn ... graduate portion of their classes on the UNT Health Science ...
... Technologies, Inc. ( www.heartsine.com ), a world leader in ... the samaritan ® PAD 300P Public Access ... a school serving children and young people with intellectual ... (AED) is now available for Camphill staff enabling ...
Cached Medicine Technology:UNT Regents Approve New College of Pharmacy 2HeartSine® Technologies Donates Lifesaving AED to Camphill Special School 2
ThyroTest TSH is a rapid, qualitative test for hypothyroidism screening in adults....
... A & B Test simplifies rapid ... on the market just got easier ... and influenza B using one simple ... can focus on the results and ...
... Combo with Reference Line Test ... human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in ... test kit is used to ... is intended for professional and ...
... Experience the finest surgical-quality loupes ... set the standard for innovative optical ... support. Delivering optimum performance with maximum ... choice for medical professionals worldwide. Make ...
Medicine Products: