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Potential personality traits that explain cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia

Ahmad Ghazali, Akmar Hayati and Omar, Siti Zobidah and Ahmad, Aminah and Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Abdullah, Haslinda and Ramli, Siti Aisyah and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril (2016) Potential personality traits that explain cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 6 (12). pp. 741-749. ISSN 2222-6990

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This study aims to produce a comprehensive understanding on cyberbullying among youth from the perspective of personality traits. The conceptual understanding on cyberbullying was gained by analysing available documents and literature. Several personality traits namely loneliness, self-esteem and empathy were found to influence cyberbullying among youth. Additionally, cyber victim experience was found to be another influential factor for cyberbullying. This article attempts to provide a way forward and highlight the need for concerned parties to understand cyberbullying among youth in Malaysia.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Personality traits; Youth; Cyberbullying
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Human Ecology
Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
Institute for Social Science Studies
Publisher:Human Resource Management Academic Research Society
DOI Number:10.6007/IJARBSS/v6-i12/2532
Altmetrics:http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.6007/IJARBSS/v6-i12/2532
ID Code:56642
Deposited By: Nabilah Mustapa
Deposited On:03 Aug 2017 13:20
Last Modified:03 Aug 2017 13:20

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