PROBLEM BEHAVIOR FREQUENCY SCALES – ADOLESCENT REVISED | ENGLISH
INTENDED RESPONDENTS: Youth ages 10-18.
DESCRIPTION: The Problem Behavior Frequency Scales – Adolescent Revised includes subscales that assess the frequency of problem behaviors (e.g., aggression, drug use, delinquency) and victimization. Students report how frequently specific behaviors occurred in the past 30 days using a 6-point anchored scale (1= Never, 2 = 1-2 times, 3 = 3-5 times, 4 = 6-9 times, 5 = 10-19 times, 6 = 20 or more times), with higher scores representing higher levels of the behaviors.
Cyberbullying Perpetration Subscale
In the LAST 30 DAYS, how many times have you…
- Used cell phone pictures to make fun of someone
- Used text-messaging to threaten to hurt someone physically
- Used a chat room or Internet website to make fun of someone
- Used cell phone pictures to threaten to hurt someone physically
- Used text-messaging to make fun of someone
- Pretended to be someone else online or through texting
- Left someone out of an online group or unfriended them on Facebook
- Sent or posted embarrassing pictures of someone without their permission
- Posted rude comments about someone you know online
- Spread rumors about someone you know online or through texting
In the LAST 30 DAYS, how many times has this happened to you?
- Someone used cell phone pictures to make fun of you
- Someone used text-messaging to threaten to hurt you physically
- Someone used cell phone pictures to threaten to hurt you physically
- Someone used text-messaging to make fun of you
- Someone used a chat room or Internet website to make fun of you
- Someone pretended to be someone else online or used a cell phone to trick you.
- Someone left you out of an online group or unfriended you on Facebook.
- Someone posted rude comments about you online.
- Someone spread rumors about you online or by texting.
CITATION: Farrell, A. D., Thompson, E. L., Mehari, K. R., Sullivan, T. N., & Goncy, E. A. (2020). Assessment of in-person and cyber aggression and victimization, substance use, and delinquent behavior during early adolescence. Assessment, 27, 1213-1229. doi: 10.1177/1073191118792089
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