Multidimensional Peer-Victimization Scale

1. Called me names
2. Tried to get me into trouble with my friends
3. Took something of mine without permission
4. Made fun of me because of my appearance
5. Made fun of me for some reason
6. Punched me
7. Kicked me
8. Hurt me physically in some way
9. Beat me up
10. Tried to break something of mine
11. Tried to make my friends turn against me
12. Stole something from me
13. Refused to talk to me
14. Made other people not talk to me
15. Deliberately damaged some property of mine
16. Swore at me
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Physical victimization = 0.85
Verbal victimization = 0.75
Social manipulation = 0.77
Property attacks = 0.73
This instrument can be found on page 12 of Measuring Bullying Victimization‚ Perpetration‚ and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at:
Point values are assigned as follows:
Not at all = 0
Once = 1
More than once = 2
Physical victimization scale: Items 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ and 9
Verbal victimization scale: Items 1‚ 4‚ 5‚ and 16
Social manipulation scale: Items 2‚ 11‚ 13‚ and 14
Attacks on property scale: Items 3‚ 10‚ 12‚ 15

Mynard‚ H.‚ & Joseph‚ S. (2000). Development of the Multidimensional Peer-Victimization Scale. Aggressive Behavior‚ 26‚ 169–178.Developer’s Contact Information Stephen Joseph‚ PhD Centre for Trauma‚ Resilience‚ and Growth University of Nottingham Nottingham NG7 2RD‚ UK Tel: +44 115 951 5410 [email protected].


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