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Cyberbullying on the Rise

UA researcher works to develop preventive measures

Cyberbullying 617x347 Associate Professor and Director of the UA School Counseling Program Sheri Bauman Ph.D. and University of Arizona student Alexandra Robie discuss the scope of cyber-bullying.

Kids have been bullying each other for generations, and access to technology has brought it to a new level. Cyberbullying is defined as willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones and other electronic devices. University of Arizona researcher Sheri Bauman has written a book on the topic and has been awarded two grants to develop methods to guide researchers to develop intervention and prevention measures. Graduate student Alexandra Robie discusses her experience with cyberbullying.

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