Cyberbullying is the newest form of an abusive pattern of behavior that has always existed among young people, and which has recently been increasing alarmingly in both frequency and severity. Efforts to identify and prevent cyberbullying have been studied and developed by the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) and include working with parents, schools, and children.

Note on the Author

Elizabeth Englander is a Professor in the Psychology Department and Amy Muldowney is a former Graduate Assistant and now a Guidance Counselor in the Walpole Public Schools.