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Burke, J. & Minton, S.J.
2016 Unknown
Bullying and cyberbullying: Prevalence, psychological impact and intervention strategies
Re-thinking well-being measures in bullying and cyberbullying research
New York
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Well-being, bullying, cyberbullying.
The impact of bullying and cyberbullying is usually measured in terms of deficits. Most of the research that focuses on well-being measures absence of ill-being, rather than presence of well-being. This chapter provides an alternative view on well-being measuring tools that derives from the field of positive psychology. It introduces the concept of Subjective Well-Being, Psychological Well-Being, Authentic Happiness Model, Dual Continua Model, the Mental Health Spectrum and the Wellbeing Theory. Each of the approaches are reviewed and tools for measuring them are discussed.
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