Development of the multidimensional peer-victimization scale
Mynard, Helen and Joseph, Stephen. (2000) Development of the multidimensional peer-victimization scale. Aggressive Behaviour, 26 (2). pp. 169-178. ISSN 0096-140XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1098-2337(2000)26:...
Although researchers have traditionally distinguished between. direct (e.g., name-calling, hitting) and indirect (e.g., ignoring, scapegoating) types of peer-victimization, there remains disagreement concerning how best to categorize types of peer-victimization. The aim of the present study was to delineate, using Principal Components Analysis, types of peer-victimization and to develop a multidimensional psychometric self-report scale. Respondents were 812 children aged 11 to 16 years and attending a secondary school in England. Once it was established that respondents were familiar with a definition:of bullying, they rated how often they had experienced 45 different victimizing acts. Four main factors were identified-physical victimization, verbal victimization, social manipulation, and attacks on property-and subscales constructed that possessed satisfactory internal consistency and convergent validity with self-reports of being bullied. (C) 2000 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Psychology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Aggressive Behaviour|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 169-178|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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