Little research has explored the possible effects of cyberbullying on 


When students are asked how they believe cyberbullying affected 

them, they indicate that it made them sad and unwilling to attend 

school (Raskauskas & Stoltz, 2007).

A survey of middle and high school students

found that children who were cyber 

“bully/victims” (had cyberbullied others and 

also had been cyberbullied) had the highest 

rates of anxiety, depression and school 

absences compared to cyber “bullies”, cyber 

“victims” and children who weren’t involved 

in cyberbullying.  

This link will provide information for both parents and kids: Stop Bullying Now