Psicología desde el Caribe, Vol. 33 No. 3: Sep - Dic 2016

Tamaño de la letra:  Pequeña  Mediana  Grande

Frequency and factors associated with bullying in schools Chinchiná (Colombia), 2014

José Jaime Castaño Castrillón, Sandra Constanza Cañón, Natalia Isabel Buendía Giraldo, Jhon Alexanader Giraldo Acevedo, Lucía Marín Echeverri, Sebastián Sánchez Pacheco, Fabio Alexander Suarez Ruiz


Objective: To identify the frequency of bullying and cyberbullying and associated factors in a representative sample of 475 high school students in three public institutions of Chinchiná (Colombia) in 2014. Materials and methods: This cross sectional study was made in three public educational schools Chinchiná-caldas. The population consisted of 2330 high school students, of which a total sample for the study of 475 students was obtained. Demographic variables were taken; family functioning was assessed by the family APGAR scale instrument, taken with the CAGE scale, anxiety and depression, with hospital scale of anxiety and depression, eating disorders  SCOFF scale bullying staff through the survey about coexistence school for students and cyberbullying through Patchin scale. Results: According to the questionnaire employed a high ranking proportion of 1.9% was found, 4% bullies, cyber bullying 1.3%, 1.9% cyberbulliesin the middle bullying 14% , 8.5% stalker 5.5% cibera-sew, 4.9% cyber attackers. Significant relationships between the level of harassment and family functioning (p = 0.045), alcohol consumption (p = 0.013), anxiety (p = 0.002), depression (p = 0.025), substance abuse (p = 0.045) levels were found stalker with the same variables plus behavioral disorders fed-ria (p = 0.0288), level of cyberbullying also disordered eating behavior, and level-pin ciberaco the same factors as the level of harassment. Conclusions: We found that factors associated Aphek-as both bullies and bullied, result similar to that found in other studies. In this population, high levels of harassment have low proportions, not harassment levels low and medium.

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bullying, harassing, cyberbullying, anxiety, depression, substance.

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Artículo de investigación científica y tecnológica

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