Cyberbullying: A Steady Stream of Vitriol to Children with Low Self-esteem

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Online bullying: a tragic epidemic

“[Cyberbullying is] a burgeoning area of interest for students in different fields, including education and information technology as well as social work. Factor-Inwentash is a natural place to investigate the phenomenon…social workers have always dealt with issues of discrimination and marginalization. When studying mental-health concerns, their profession places special emphasis on examining the social environments from which such problems arise.”

Thus writes Cynthia Macdonald (B.A. 1986, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto), quoting Factor-Inwentash dean Fay Mishna in the latest issue of the U of T alumni magazine.

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