LEVEL OF ANXIETY IN ADOLESCENTS UNDERGONE CYBER-BULLYING: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

Dr. Pankaj Singh, Dr. Anjali Edbor

Abstract


AIM & OBJECTIVES- (a) Comparing and analysing the association between cyberbullying and subjective complaints (b) Comparing and
analysing the association between cyberbullying among adolescent boys and girls. (C) Comparing and analysing the association between sociodemographic
factors among adolescent's boys and girls. (d) To assess the association between cyberbullying and self-reported health and
subjective health complaints.
MATERIALS & METHODS- Sample for the study includes 160 adolescents (boys 92 & 68 Girls) with a history of behaviour difficulties and
cyber-victims and cyber-bullies. The sample was chosen randomly from the NKPSIMS & LMH Nagpur city of Maharashtra. The study was
conducted between June 2017 to July 2019.
RESULT- The present study shows statistically significant in somatic problem t value -1.87 means score showed more in adolescent girls as compared
to boys. On depressive problem t value.371, anxiety problem t -.708, attention deficit hyperactive problem t value -.987, Oppositional defiant problem t
value 1.13, and conduct problem t value .984, on statistical analysis this difference was not found significant. But both genders high mean indicate both
are facing depressive problem, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactive problem, oppositional defiant problem and conduct problem. Level of the anxiety
of adolescence boys and girls are not statistically significant but both genders mean score indicates a high level of anxiety.
CONCLUSION- The current study contributes to the exploration of cyberbullying and emphasizes its potential to have problematic effects.
Furthermore, it underlines the important role that family contexts play on adolescent psychological problems. Adolescents are being affected by
cyberbullying, and the impact experience of internet (email, chat room, massage, social networking sites, YouTube) bullying can have on their
psychological health issues).


Keywords


DAPHNE III, Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), Counselling and Guidance

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