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E-Victimisation Scale (EVS)

The E-Victimisation Scale (E-VS) Scale is a 5-item self-reported measure to assess cyber bullying among adolescents. Respondents were asked if they were victims of cyber bullying through specific types of communication received via emails, texting, short messaging and social media websites,

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Geographies Tested: China

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents

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1. How many times did someone tease you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren*, etc.?
2. How many times did someone call you bad name using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
3. How many times did someone say mean things about you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
4. How many times did someone say heshe was going to hithurt you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?
5. How many times did someone threaten you using emails, texting, short messages, on a website such as Renren, etc.?

*Renren is a website commonly used by Chinese young people as a social-networking service.

Response Options:
A rating from 0 to 6 corresponding to a range of 0 times to 6 times or more

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Original Citation

Lam, L. T., & Li, Y. (2013). The validation of the E-Victimisation Scale (E-VS) and the E-Bullying Scale (E-BS) for adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(1), 3-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2012.06.021

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