Research + News | Topic: Digital Self-Harm
Sep 9, 2022
‘Digital Self-Harm’ Is On The Rise Among Teens: What Parents Can Do To Help
New research highlights that teens who engage in “digital self-harm” are 15 times more likely to think about or attempt suicide. Read the article here.
Dec 3, 2020
One In Ten Florida Teens Report Engaging In “Digital Self-Harm”
Approximately 10 percent of Florida middle and high school students report having engaged in “digital self-harm” – they have cyberbullied themselves. Read the article here.
May 1, 2018
The Real Victim Of Cyberbullying Is… The Cyberbully?
There’s also a new kind of self-aggression being taken by teens; a new psychological study has suggested there are teenagers who undergo digital self-harm. Teenagers who perform digital self-harm post derogatory comments about themselves anonymously on social media. Read the article here.
Apr 26, 2018
When Teens Cyberbully Themselves
In a study of nearly 5,600 U.S. youths ages 12 to 17, about 6 percent say they’ve engaged in some sort of digital self-harm. More than half in that subgroup say they’ve bullied themselves this way more than once. Read the article here.
Oct 30, 2017
A Surprising Number Of Teenagers Are Engaging In ‘Digital Self-Harm,’ The Practice Of Being Mean To Yourself Online
A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online. Read the article here.
Oct 25, 2017
Digital Self-Harm Among Adolescents
“Digital self-harm” is the anonymous online posting, sending, or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about oneself. Read the article here.