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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2016, Vol. 12(1) 99-107

The Mediator Effect of Loneliness between Perceived Social Competence and Cyber Bullying in Turkish Adolescents

Hakan Sarıçam, Erkan Yaman & İsmail Çelik

pp. 99 - 107   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2016.021

Published online: February 01, 2016  |   Number of Views: 223  |  Number of Download: 186


Abstract

The purpose of this research was to examine whether loneliness might play a mediating role between perceived social competence and cyberbullying in Turkish adolescents. The participants were 326 high school students who completed a questionnaire package that included the Cyberbullying Scale, the Perceived Social Competence Scale, and the UCLA Loneliness Scale. Relationships between loneliness, social competence and cyberbullying were tested using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and predictions of each variable by the domains of the other were calculated with Linear Regression Analysis (LRA). Findings showed that perceived social competence, cyberbullying and self-efficacy were related to each other’s. Hierarchical Regression Analysis results indicated that loneliness partially mediated the relationship between perceived social competence and school burnout.

Keywords: Bullying, cyber bullying, social competence, loneliness 


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Saricam, H., Yaman, E. & Celik, I. (2016). The Mediator Effect of Loneliness between Perceived Social Competence and Cyber Bullying in Turkish Adolescents. International Journal of Progressive Education, 12(1), 99-107.

Harvard
Saricam, H., Yaman, E. and Celik, I. (2016). The Mediator Effect of Loneliness between Perceived Social Competence and Cyber Bullying in Turkish Adolescents. International Journal of Progressive Education, 12(1), pp. 99-107.

Chicago 16th edition
Saricam, Hakan, Erkan Yaman and Ismail Celik (2016). "The Mediator Effect of Loneliness between Perceived Social Competence and Cyber Bullying in Turkish Adolescents". International Journal of Progressive Education 12 (1):99-107.

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