Intrafamily traumatic experiences in childhood and cyberbullying victimization on adolescent people in Italy: data from a multicentric study performed by self-report questionnaire


  • Barbara Gualco Pensa MultiMedia Editore
  • Martina Focardi
  • Edoardo Orlandi
  • Valentina Bugelli
  • Regina Rensi



The study is based on a wider international research, International Self-Report Delinquency Study-3, aimed at studying the relationship between early intrafamily traumatic experiences and cyberbullying victimization.
The data have been collected by a questionnaire ISRD-3 administered to an Italian sample of 3.508 students from 7th to 9th grade.
Results show a statistically significant relationship between traumatic intrafamiliar experiences such as a serious illness of one of the parents, episodes of violence suffered and assisted, separation or divorce of the parents, and being victimized in adolescence of cyber bullying.