Reliability and validity of an instrument that measures electronic harassmentia

Cruz García Lirios
Jorge Hernández Valdés
María de Vianey Peralta Buendía
José Alfonso Aguilar Fuentes
María de Lourdes Morales Flores



Cyberbullying has been considered as a problem of increasing dimensions in social networks because users supposed harassment by their contacts. In this sense, we conducted an exploratory study to test [X2 = 80.286 (36df) p = 0.000, GFI = 1.000, RMR = 0.000] ratios specified model from the review of five and fifteen research theories state knowledge with respect to the observed data. A nonrandom selection of 245 students at a public university in the State of Mexico was conducted to establish the normal distribution, reliability, validity, correlation, covariance structure and set of instruments that measured seven perceptual variables as determinants of cyberbullying. The results show that the interplay between perceptual variables made it possible to determine cyberbullying perceived control (β = 0.67).

Keywords; technology, social networking, perception, harassment, model.


tecnología; redes sociales; percepción; acoso; modelo

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