Michele Ybarra

Summary

Affiliation: Internet Solutions for Kids
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of asking sensitive questions about violence to children and adolescents
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:499-507. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Internet prevention messages: targeting the right online behaviors
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:138-45. 2007
  3. doi request reprint How risky are social networking sites? A comparison of places online where youth sexual solicitation and harassment occurs
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, California, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e350-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint X-rated material and perpetration of sexually aggressive behavior among children and adolescents: is there a link?
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    Aggress Behav 37:1-18. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The co-occurrence of Internet harassment and unwanted sexual solicitation victimization and perpetration: associations with psychosocial indicators
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:S31-41. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and frequency of Internet harassment instigation: implications for adolescent health
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:189-95. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Health information seeking among Mbararan adolescents: results from the Uganda Media and You survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:249-58. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Linkages between internet and other media violence with seriously violent behavior by youth
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    Pediatrics 122:929-37. 2008
  9. pmc Internet use among Ugandan adolescents: implications for HIV intervention
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e433. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining characteristics and associated distress related to Internet harassment: findings from the Second Youth Internet Safety Survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, 74 Ashford, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1169-77. 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Impact of asking sensitive questions about violence to children and adolescents
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:499-507. 2009
    ..A major gap in our understanding of the ethics of asking sensitive health questions to children is the impact these questions have on their well-being...
  2. ncbi request reprint Internet prevention messages: targeting the right online behaviors
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:138-45. 2007
    ..Internet safety programs urge youth to avoid sharing personal information and talking with "strangers" online...
  3. doi request reprint How risky are social networking sites? A comparison of places online where youth sexual solicitation and harassment occurs
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, California, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e350-7. 2008
    ..Beyond anecdotal accounts, however, whether victimization is more commonly reported in social networking sites is unknown...
  4. doi request reprint X-rated material and perpetration of sexually aggressive behavior among children and adolescents: is there a link?
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    Aggress Behav 37:1-18. 2011
    ..0, 95% CI: 0.8, 4.7; violent x-rated material aOR = 6.5, 95% CI: 2.7, 15.3; girls nonviolent x-rated material aOR = 1.2, 95% CI: 0.5, 3.2; violet x-rated material aOR = 6.1, 95% CI: 2.5, 14.8)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The co-occurrence of Internet harassment and unwanted sexual solicitation victimization and perpetration: associations with psychosocial indicators
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:S31-41. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and frequency of Internet harassment instigation: implications for adolescent health
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:189-95. 2007
    ..Youth psychosocial and behavioral characteristics are examined based upon varying frequency of Internet harassment perpetration online...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health information seeking among Mbararan adolescents: results from the Uganda Media and You survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:249-58. 2008
    ..Multiple delivery methods may be especially effective for reaching older adolescents. Technology also may be an important health promotion tool in resource-limited settings...
  8. doi request reprint Linkages between internet and other media violence with seriously violent behavior by youth
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Santa Ana, California 92705, USA
    Pediatrics 122:929-37. 2008
    ..The goal was to examine the association between violence in the media and the expression of seriously violent behavior among older children and teenagers in a national sample...
  9. pmc Internet use among Ugandan adolescents: implications for HIV intervention
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e433. 2006
    ..To determine the utility of developing technology-based interventions in resource-limited settings, availability and patterns of usage of the Internet first need to be assessed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Examining characteristics and associated distress related to Internet harassment: findings from the Second Youth Internet Safety Survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, 74 Ashford, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1169-77. 2006
    ..We sought to identify the characteristics of youth who are targets of Internet harassment and characteristics related to reporting distress as a result of the incident...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reasons, assessments and actions taken: sex and age differences in uses of Internet health information
    Michele Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, 74 Ashford, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:512-21. 2008
    ..Across the spectrum of age, sex and Internet skill, Internet health information seeking appears to enhance the patient-provider relationship...
  12. ncbi request reprint Exposure to internet pornography among children and adolescents: a national survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:473-86. 2005
    ..Findings from these cross-sectional data provide justification for longitudinal studies aimed at parsing out temporal sequencing of psychosocial experiences...
  13. pmc Sex differences in youth-reported depressive symptomatology and unwanted internet sexual solicitation
    Michele L Ybarra
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Adolescent Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e5. 2004
    ..Clinicians, policy makers, and parents need to better understand the Internet and factors related to positive and negative experiences online...
  14. ncbi request reprint Linkages between depressive symptomatology and Internet harassment among young regular Internet users
    Michele L Ybarra
    Center for Adolescent Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 7:247-57. 2004
    ..Based on these cross-sectional results, gender differences in the odds of reporting an unwanted Internet experience are suggested, and deserve special attention in future studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Current trends in Internet- and cell phone-based HIV prevention and intervention programs
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, 1820 East Garry Avenue 105, Santa Ana, CA 92705, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:201-7. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology, youth Internet use, and online interactions: A national survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:9-18. 2005
    ..To investigate the online communications and self-disclosure practices of youth reporting depressive symptomatology...
  17. ncbi request reprint Internet-based mental health interventions
    Michele L Ybarra
    Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:75-87. 2005
    ..The number of studies addressing child disorders lags behind those of adults. More research is needed to address methodological issues of Internet-based treatments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Examining the overlap in internet harassment and school bullying: implications for school intervention
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:S42-50. 2007
    ..This paper examines the potential overlap in online and school harassment, as well as the concurrence of Internet harassment and school behavior problems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Online aggressor/targets, aggressors, and targets: a comparison of associated youth characteristics
    Michele L Ybarra
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1308-16. 2004
    ..While most youth report positive experiences and activities online, little is known about experiences of Internet victimization and associated correlates of youth, specifically in regards to Internet harassment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Youth engaging in online harassment: associations with caregiver-child relationships, Internet use, and personal characteristics
    Michele L Ybarra
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    J Adolesc 27:319-36. 2004
    ..Comparisons to traditional bullies were made, with similarities and differences noted...
  21. ncbi request reprint Female offenders referred for community-based mental health service as compared to other service-referred youth: correlates of conviction
    Christine Walrath
    Department of Mental Hygiene, Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Adolesc 26:45-61. 2003
    ..g. history of running away, multiple living arrangements) and personal adverse life events (e.g. history of drug and alcohol use, sexual abuse). Implications for community-based interventions and treatment are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Help seeking behavior and the Internet: a national survey
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, 74 Ashford, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:29-41. 2006
    ..They are also significantly more likely to have searched for information about a loved one's medical or health condition, signaling that many of these consumers may be caretakers...
  23. doi request reprint Associations between blocking, monitoring, and filtering software on the home computer and youth-reported unwanted exposure to sexual material online
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc, Santa Ana, CA, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:857-69. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between the use of preventive software on the home computer and unwanted exposure to sexual material online...
  24. ncbi request reprint Current research knowledge about adolescent victimization via the Internet
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:325-41, xi. 2007
    ..Adults' concerns are valid but need to be supported with information that illuminates the real safety issues and targets the specific population of youth impacted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Online behavior of youth who engage in self-harm provides clues for preventive intervention
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824 3586, USA
    Prev Med 45:392-6. 2007
    ..To explore the Internet use and interpersonal interactions of youth reporting deliberate self-harm as defined by any non-fatal act, regardless of intention...
  26. doi request reprint Online "predators" and their victims: myths, realities, and implications for prevention and treatment
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center and Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Am Psychol 63:111-28. 2008
    ..Mental health practitioners need information about the dynamics of this problem and the characteristics of victims and offenders because they are likely to encounter related issues in a variety of contexts...

Research Grants11

  1. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The high reach of cell phones allows us to potentially reach smokers who would otherwise not utilize traditional smoking cessation services, representing the possibility of a large public health impact. ..
  2. CyberSenga: Harnessing the power of the internet to prevent HIV in Ugandan youth
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project has the potential to develop low-cost and scalable interventions to HIV transmission risk behaviors among adolescents in Uganda. ..
  3. Mapping Etiological Pathways to SV Perpetration from Childhood to Young Adulthood
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from the extended follow-up of the Growing up with Media study will provide insight into the etiology of sexual violence perpetration as youth transition from adolescence into adulthood. ..
  4. Identifying Positive Aspects of Youth Internet Use: The Next Step in Prevention
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Mapping Etiological Pathways to SV Perpetration from Childhood to Young Adulthood
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from the extended follow-up of the Growing up with Media study will provide insight into the etiology of sexual violence perpetration as youth transition from adolescence into adulthood. ..
  6. CyberSenga: Harnessing the power of the internet to prevent HIV in Ugandan youth
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project has the potential to develop low-cost and scalable interventions to HIV transmission risk behaviors among adolescents in Uganda. ..
  7. CyberSenga: Harnessing the power of the internet to prevent HIV in Ugandan youth
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project has the potential to develop low-cost and scalable interventions to HIV transmission risk behaviors among adolescents in Uganda. ..
  8. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The high reach of cell phones allows us to potentially reach smokers who would otherwise not utilize traditional smoking cessation services, representing the possibility of a large public health impact. ..