Study of Cyberbullying among Adolescents in Recent Years: A Bibliometric Analysis
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Author/sBarragán Martín, Ana Belén; Molero Jurado, María del Mar; Pérez-Fuentes, María del Carmen; Simón Márquez, María del Mar; Martos Martínez, África; [et al.]
In recent years, cyberbullying has been recognized as a severe public health problem and is drawing growing interest. The objective of this study was to perform a bibliometric analysis of the scientific production on adolescent cyberbullying in the last decade. A search for publications was made in the Web of Science database, where the 1530 documents identified were analyzed with BibExcel software and visualized using the Pajek and VOSviewer tools. The predominant language in the publications was English, followed by Spanish. The publication rate was shown to have increased in recent years. The journal “Computers in Human Behavior” had the highest production. The repercussion of new technologies on this phenomenon has been felt, and research groups have enlarged their production in response to the problem. A systematic review and/or meta-analysis examining the contents of the studies identified and the variables related to this problem is therefore necessary. This could identify a poi...