Kimberly J Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Hampshire
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Youth Internet users at risk for the most serious online sexual solicitations
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:532-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Testing the Index of Problematic Online Experiences (I-POE) with a national sample of adolescents
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1153-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Index of problematic online experiences: item characteristics and correlation with negative symptomatology
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:707-11. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Classification of adults with problematic internet experiences: linking internet and conventional problems from a clinical perspective
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Dr, Ste 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:381-92. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Conceptualizing juvenile prostitution as child maltreatment: findings from the National Juvenile Prostitution Study
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:18-36. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Internet-facilitated commercial sexual exploitation of children: findings from a nationally representative sample of law enforcement agencies in the United States
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Ste 106, Durham, NH, USA
    Sex Abuse 23:43-71. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Online requests for sexual pictures from youth: risk factors and incident characteristics
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 3586, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:196-203. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of online victimization in understanding depression, delinquency, and substance use
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:314-24. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Use of social networking sites in online sex crimes against minors: an examination of national incidence and means of utilization
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:183-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Youth Internet victimization in a broader victimization context
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:128-34. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Youth Internet users at risk for the most serious online sexual solicitations
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:532-7. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Testing the Index of Problematic Online Experiences (I-POE) with a national sample of adolescents
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1153-63. 2013
    ..Scores correlate with offline emotional and behavioral difficulties and the I-POE could have value for use as a part of broad mental health assessment procedures in clinical or school settings. ..
  3. doi request reprint Index of problematic online experiences: item characteristics and correlation with negative symptomatology
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:707-11. 2009
    ..The I-POE, as an easy-to-administer, short screening index, holds promise in this regard. Initial testing of the instrument points to its utility in identifying persons who are experiencing a broad range of Internet-related problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Classification of adults with problematic internet experiences: linking internet and conventional problems from a clinical perspective
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Dr, Ste 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:381-92. 2007
    ..However, the Internet may be introducing some qualitatively new dimensions-such as an increased severity, an increased frequency, or unique dynamics-that require new responses or interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Conceptualizing juvenile prostitution as child maltreatment: findings from the National Juvenile Prostitution Study
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:18-36. 2010
    ..Findings indicate law enforcement responses to juvenile prostitution are influential in determining whether such youth are viewed as victims of commercial sexual exploitation or as delinquents...
  6. doi request reprint Internet-facilitated commercial sexual exploitation of children: findings from a nationally representative sample of law enforcement agencies in the United States
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Ste 106, Durham, NH, USA
    Sex Abuse 23:43-71. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Online requests for sexual pictures from youth: risk factors and incident characteristics
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 3586, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:196-203. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and characteristics of youth who receive requests to make and send sexual pictures of themselves over the Internet...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of online victimization in understanding depression, delinquency, and substance use
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:314-24. 2007
    ..Findings reiterate the importance of screening for a variety of different types of victimization in mental health settings, including both online and offline forms...
  9. doi request reprint Use of social networking sites in online sex crimes against minors: an examination of national incidence and means of utilization
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:183-90. 2010
    ..To describe the variety of ways social networking sites (SNSs) are used to facilitate the sexual exploitation of youth, as well as identify victim, offender, and case differences between arrests, with and without a SNS nexus...
  10. doi request reprint Youth Internet victimization in a broader victimization context
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:128-34. 2011
    ..To examine past-year and lifetime rates of online victimization and associations with offline victimizations, trauma symptomatology, and delinquency among adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in youth reports of sexual solicitations, harassment and unwanted exposure to pornography on the Internet
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 3586, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:116-26. 2007
    ..This study was designed to track trends in reports of unwanted sexual solicitations, harassment, and unwanted exposure to pornography via the Internet between 2000 and 2005 across various demographic sub-groups of youth...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of youth sexting: a national study
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Dr, Suite 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Pediatrics 129:13-20. 2012
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Police posing as juveniles online to catch sex offenders: is it working?
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    Sex Abuse 17:241-67. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that the Internet sometimes allows law enforcement to interdict before a youth is victimized, gather solid evidence of offenses, and find and track some offenders...
  14. doi request reprint Exploring the role of the internet in juvenile prostitution cases coming to the attention of law enforcement
    Melissa Wells
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 21:327-42. 2012
    ..In addition, it highlights the need for interventions that acknowledge the vulnerabilities of youth involved in this type of commercial sexual exploitation...
  15. doi request reprint How often are teens arrested for sexting? Data from a national sample of police cases
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 10 West Edge Dr, Ste 106, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Pediatrics 129:4-12. 2012
    ..To examine characteristics of youth sexting cases handled by police and their outcomes in response to clinical and other concerns about the risks of sexting behavior...
  16. doi request reprint Arrests for child pornography production: data at two time points from a national sample of U.S. law enforcement agencies
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA
    Child Maltreat 16:184-95. 2011
    ..This suggests that much CP production may be primarily for private use. Proactive law enforcement operations increased, as did other features consistent with a robust law enforcement response...
  17. ncbi request reprint Protecting youth online: family use of filtering and blocking software
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:753-765. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Trends in youth internet victimization: findings from three youth internet safety surveys 2000-2010
    Lisa M Jones
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:179-86. 2012
    ..The purpose of this research was to explore the trends in youth reports of unwanted online sexual solicitation, harassment, and exposure to pornography over time...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Escaping or connecting? Characteristics of youth who form close online relationships
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 126 Horton Hall, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    J Adolesc 26:105-19. 2003
    ..At the same time, these relationships may have helpful aspects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does online harassment constitute bullying? An exploration of online harassment by known peers and online-only contacts
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:S51-8. 2007
    ..online-only contact)...
  22. ncbi request reprint The internet and family and acquaintance sexual abuse
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    University of New Hampshire, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:49-60. 2005
    ..Prevention messages and investigation approaches should be revised to incorporate awareness of such cases and their dynamics...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Online mental health treatment: concerns and considerations
    Melissa Wells
    Department of Social Work, 239 Pettee Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:453-9. 2007
    ..We explore these issues and discuss implications for professionals who provide mental health treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Problematic internet experiences: primary or secondary presenting problems in persons seeking mental health care?
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    University of New Hampshire Durham, NH, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1136-41. 2007
    ..Some differences between youth and adult clients were also identified. Findings suggest some initial support for the importance of including Internet use, experiences, and behavior as part of an initial clinical assessment...
  26. doi request reprint How do high-risk youth use the Internet? Characteristics and implications for prevention
    Melissa Wells
    University of New Hampshire, NH, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:227-34. 2008
    ..5 times as likely to report experiencing physical abuse, sexual abuse or high parent conflict. Implications for prevention are discussed, including avenues for reaching high risk populations of youth...
  27. doi request reprint Are blogs putting youth at risk for online sexual solicitation or harassment?
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, Family Research Lab, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:277-94. 2008
    ..In light of public concern about the dangers to young people from maintaining online journals or "blogs," this exploratory paper examines whether bloggers are at increased risk for online sexual solicitation or harassment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Close online relationships in a national sample of adolescents
    Janis Wolak
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham 03824, USA
    Adolescence 37:441-55. 2002
    ..Few youths reported bad experiences with online friends...
  29. doi request reprint Understanding the decline in unwanted online sexual solicitations for U.S. youth 2000-2010: findings from three Youth Internet Safety Surveys
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 37:1225-36. 2013
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Sexual harassment among adolescents of different sexual orientations and gender identities
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 38:280-95. 2014
    ..Socio-emotional programs that emphasize self-esteem building could be particularly beneficial for reducing the likelihood of victimization and lessen the impact when it occurs. ..
  31. doi request reprint Accessing sexual health information online: use, motivations and consequences for youth with different sexual orientations
    Kimberly J Mitchell
    Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA, Center for Innovative Public Health Research, San Clemente, CA 92672 6745, USA and Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Health Educ Res 29:147-57. 2014
    ..Care needs to be taken to help ensure that the sexual health information online is accurate and includes topics specific to sexual minority youth. ..
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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
    ....