This report describes research conducted in 2011 and 2012 on 617 subjects, 10% of whom reported self-cyberbullying. The report details the frequency of self-cyberbullying in boys versus girls (17% versus 8%) and the frequency of the incidents in questions. The data also reveals some of the characteristics of self‐cyberbullies, their motivations for digital self-harm and the relative success of the tactic.
Virtual Commons Citation
Englander, Elizabeth (2012). Digital Self-Harm: Frequency, Type, Motivations, and Outcomes. In MARC Research Reports. Paper 5.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/marc_reports/5