Impact of Childhood Psychological Abuse on Cyberbullying Attitudes of College Students: Chaining Mediation of Gratitude and Moral Personality

Published: 23-10-2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/v7vbt3wnfm.1
Liang Chen


(1) Cyberbullying attitude scores were significantly higher in boys than in girls. (2) Childhood psychological abuse was significantly positively correlated with cyberbullying attitudes of college students. (3) Childhood psychological abuse can exert an impact on cyberbullying attitudes of college students through the mediating role of gratitude and the negative moral personality traits. This role consists of three paths, namely, gratitude, separate mediation of negative moral personality traits, and chaining mediation of gratitude–negative moral personality trait.