Revised Pro-victim Scale

Revised Pro-victim Scale
Rigby‚ 1997
1.    Kids who get picked on a lot usually deserve it.
2.    A bully is really a coward.
3.    Kids should not complain about being bullied.
4.    It's funny to see kids get upset when they are teased.
5.    Kids who hurt others weaker than themselves should be told off.
6.    Soft kids make me sick.
7.    You should not pick on someone who is weaker than you.
8.    Nobody likes a wimp.
9.    It makes me angry when a kid is picked on without reason.
10.I like it when someone sticks up for kids who are being bullied.
Agree‚ Unsure‚ Disagree
Items two‚ five‚ seven‚ nine and ten were reversed scored.

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