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Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(2), 69;

Family Functioning, Self-Concept and Cybervictimization: An Analysis Based on Gender

Department of Education and Social Psychology, Pablo Olavide University, 41013 Seville, Spain
Faculty of Psychology, Autonomus University of Nuevo Leon, Monterrey 64460, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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Received: 23 December 2018 / Revised: 18 February 2019 / Accepted: 18 February 2019 / Published: 21 February 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Family, Bullying and Cyberbullying)
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The aim of this study was to analyze the relationships between cybervictimization, family functioning, and self-concept in adolescents, while taking the gender perspective into account. A study was conducted with a sample of 8115 adolescents, aged between 11 and 16 years (M = 13.34; SD = 1.04) from the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. A MANOVA 3 × 2 was performed to analyze the data. The results showed that family functioning, family self-concept, and academic self-concept were higher when cybervictimization was low. It was also observed that, in situations of cybervictimization, the girls had lower family self-concept, lower academic self-concept, and lower family functioning than the boys. The results that were obtained and their implications are discussed in the final section. View Full-Text
Keywords: cyberbullying; cybervictimization; family functioning; self-concept; adolescence cyberbullying; cybervictimization; family functioning; self-concept; adolescence

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Romero-Abrio, A.; León-Moreno, C.; Musitu-Ferrer, D.; Villarreal-González, M.E. Family Functioning, Self-Concept and Cybervictimization: An Analysis Based on Gender. Soc. Sci. 2019, 8, 69.

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