Sex differences in adolescent bullying behaviours

  1. Sandra S Feijóo
  2. James O’Higgins-Norman
  3. Mairéad Foody
  4. Rafael Pichel
  5. Teresa Braña
  6. Jesús Varela
  7. Antonio Rial
Psychosocial Intervention

ISSN: 1132-0559

Ano de publicación: 2021

Título do exemplar: Bullying and Cyberbullying

Volume: 30

Número: 2

Páxinas: 95-100

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.5093/PI2021A1 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAcceso aberto editor

Outras publicacións en: Psychosocial Intervention


RESUMEN En las últimas décadas ha ido creciendo la preocupación por las agresiones entre iguales y su investigación, tanto en el propio entorno escolar como, más recientemente, a través de la red. El presente estudio se planteó con el objetivo de explorar las diferencias de sexo tanto en el acoso tradicional como en el ciberacoso, pues la bibliografía existente no llega a un consenso sobre la forma en que la implicación en el acoso puede estar siendo moderada por el sexo o el género. La muestra constó de 3,174 adolescentes de 12 a 17 años que cumplimentaron por escrito una encuesta que incluía el European Bullying Intervention Project Questionnaire y el European Cyberbullying Intervention Project Questionnaire. Los principales resultados no mostraron diferencias en las tasas de ciberacoso de chicas y chicos. Respecto al acoso tradicional, aunque se han hallado más víctimas-agresoras en los chicos, no se han encontrado diferencias en la tasa de víctimas y agresores puros. Al analizar las conductas específicas sufridas o perpetradas, se encontraron varias diferencias entre chicas y chicos. Sin embargo, esas diferencias eran pequeñas y no parece que haya un patrón de acoso claramente diferenciado, lo que desaconseja emplear estrategias preventivas claramente diferenciadas para chicas y para chicos.

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