The role of dark triad personality on cyberbullying: is it still a problem?

Safaria, Triantoro, Nuqul, Fathul Lubabin, Purwandari, Eny, Ratnaningsih, Ika Zenita, Khairania, Maya, Saputra, Nofrans, Rahmawati, Erna Ipak, Esita, Zulaini, Nazriani, Diana, Miftahudin, MIftahudin and Mariati, Lely Ika (2020) The role of dark triad personality on cyberbullying: is it still a problem? International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 9 (2). pp. 4256-4260. ISSN 2277-8616

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The present study examines the relationship between Dark Triad Personality traits with cyberbullying behavior. Adolescents age 12-18 years old (N = 2407) completed a questionnaire on Machiavellianism, Psychopathy, and Narcissism traits, as well as the degree to which they cyberbullied others in the four weeks ago. Correlations showed that all three Dark Triad traits has significant positive correlation with cyberbullying. Multiple regression analysis showed that Machiavellianism emerged as the strongest predictor of cyberbullying, followed closely by Psychopathy and Narcissism respectively. These findings reinforce existing research that has suggested that personality traits are predictors of cyberbullying behavior among adolescents.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: dark triad personality; cyberbullying; adolescence
Subjects: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
Depositing User: Dr Fathul Lubabin Nuqul
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2020 10:15


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