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1- lorestan university
2- lorestan university , masumeh.shafiei62@gmail.com
3- University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
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The aim of this study was to examine the relationship cyberbullying With psychological vulnerability and suicidal thoughts in female and male students. The method of the research was correlational. The population included the Lorestan University of medical sciences students in 2016-2017. Totally, 120 subjects were selected by the random stratified sampling method. All of them completed the questionnaires included demographic information, psychological vulnerability, suicidal thoughts and cyberbullying. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and Fisher Z with Assistance SPSS-20 software. Girls haD more suicidal thoughts than boys.The results showed that there is a significant difference between the two groups in the correlation between the general score and the subjective components of cyberbullying (bullying and victimization). There is also a significant difference between the two groups in the variables of willingness to commit suicide with the victim and the desire for suicide with bullying. it could be argued that cyber harassment increase psychological vulnerability which was activated suicidal thoughts in uiniversity students. Thus, cyberbullying would be considered as a new interpersonal factor which may have a role in suicide thought among university students.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/10/17 | Accepted: 2018/01/1 | Published: 2018/01/1

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