Authors: Wei Cao, Xiaohong Liu
As many middle and high school students report experiencing cyberbullying on and off campus, more and more studies focus on this issue. By combing the researches on teenage students’ cyberbullying, this paper is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the current research to identify the hot topics, and explore the prospects of teenage students’ cyberbullying based on the research hot topics. The results show that the current research mainly focuses on four research topics: 1) definitions and characteristics of cyberbullying, 2) mental health problems caused by cyberbullying, 3) countermeasures of cyberbullying, and 4) relationship between gender difference and cyberbullying. Among them, the research topics of definitions and characteristics of cyberbullying, and mental health problems caused by cyberbullying are the core and hot topics. Research on the relationship between gender differences and cyberbullying has great development potential.
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