Setting the Record Straight

1. My classmates probably think that kids make fun of me.
2. Kids make fun of me.
3. My classmates probably think that I get beat up.
4. I get beat up.
5. My classmates probably think that I get called names by other kids.
6. I get called names by other kids.
7. My classmates probably think that I make fun of people.
8. I make fun of people.
9. My classmates probably think that kids do mean things to me.
10. Kids do mean things to me.
11. My classmates probably think that I hit and push others around.
12. I hit and push others around.
13. My classmates probably think that I get picked on by other kids.
14. I get picked on by other kids.
15. My classmates probably think that I get hit and pushed by other kids.
16. I get hit and pushed by other kids.
17. My classmates probably think that kids try to hurt my feelings.
18. Kids try to hurt my feelings.
19. My classmates probably think that if someone gets in my way I will shove them out of the way.
20. If someone gets in my way I will shove them out of the way.
21. My classmates probably think that when I get picked on I don’t like to fight back.
22. When I get picked on I don’t like to fight back.
23. My classmates probably think that I get teased a lot.
24. I get teased a lot.
25. My classmates probably think that there are certain kids I like to bother.
26. There are certain kids I like to bother.
27. My classmates probably think that I can beat everyone up.
28. I can beat everyone up.
29. My classmates probably think that I don’t defend myself.
30. I don’t defend myself.
Copyright © 2001‚ The Haworth Press Inc. Reproduced by special permission of the publisher‚ The Haworth Press Inc.: Journal of Emotional Abuse. 10 Alice Street‚ Binghamton‚ NY 13904‚ from: The interrelationships of behavioral indices of bully victim behavior by Neil F. Gottheil and Eric F Dubow. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission from The Haworth Press Inc.
 
 
This instrument can be found on pages 64-65 of Measuring Bullying Victimization‚ Perpetration‚ and BystanderExperiences:A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/bullycompendiumbk-a.pdf
 
Points are assigned as follows:
True = 1 False = 0
Self-report
Victimization subscale: Items 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ 10‚ 14‚ 16‚ 18‚ 22‚ 24‚ and 30
Bully subscale: Items 8‚ 12‚ 20‚ 26‚ and 28
Perceived peer perception
Victimization subscale: Items 1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 9‚ 13‚ 15‚ 17‚ 21‚ 23‚ and 29
Bully subscale: Items 7‚ 11‚ 19‚ 25‚ and 27
 

Gottheil‚ N. F.‚ & Dubow‚ E. F. (2001a). The interrelationships of behavioral indices of bully and victim behavior. Journal of Emotional Abuse‚ 2‚ 75–93.

Gottheil‚ N. F.‚ & Dubow‚ E. F. (2001b). Tripartite beliefs model of bully and victim behavior. Journal of Emotional Abuse‚ 2‚ 25–47.

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