publication . Other literature type . Article . 2005

Measuring adult indirect aggression: The development and psychometric assessment of the indirect aggression scales

Sarah Forrest; Virginia Eatough; Mark Shevlin;
  • Published: 01 Feb 2005
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
This paper describes the development of a psychometric measure of indirect aggression for use in an adult population. Items were generated from a series of qualitative interviews. Two versions of the scale were developed; the Indirect Aggression Scale Aggressor version (IAS-A) and Target version (IAS-T). Both versions of the scale were administered to separate samples (n(A) = 294; n(T) = 294). Scales were analysed using item analysis of internal consistency, as well as exploratory factor analysis. Both versions were found to have the same consistent three sub-scales: social exclusion, use of malicious humour, and guilt induction. Preliminary psychometric evaluat...
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free text keywords: Developmental psychology, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Exploratory factor analysis, Item analysis, Social psychology, Cronbach's alpha, Psychometrics, Aggression, medicine.symptom, medicine, Aggression Scale, Psychology, Test validity
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2005

Measuring adult indirect aggression: The development and psychometric assessment of the indirect aggression scales

Sarah Forrest; Virginia Eatough; Mark Shevlin;