Robin M. Kowalski and Susan P. Limber et al 2012, did a study to find out if there was any link between cyber as well a traditional bullying and its effects on the physical, mental and educational aspects of an individual’s overall personality. For this purpose the subjects were divided onto four subgroups based on various parameters to carry out the tests. It was later found that subjects who were victims of cyber bullying scored negatively on the above dimensions. It meant that the impact of bullying was scientifically proven to be detrimental for an individual’s mental, physical and emotional heath.

Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin et al 2010, conducted a research to find out the correlation between suicidal thoughts and various forms of bullying; taking cyber bullying as a major factor. In this cyber bullying was considered as a non conventional form of aggression from and towards peers