Partner Directed Cyber Aggression Measure

The Partner-Directed Cyber Aggression Measure includes 5-items that asks respondents if they acted aggressively toward their romantic partner via technologies such as the Internet or a cell phone. Items were categorized as cyber relationally aggressive behaviors (e.g. using the internet to make their partner jealous) and privacy invasion (e.g. reviewing their partner's text messages without his/her permission).

Short Measure

ITEMS:

Cyber Relational Aggression
1. I try to make my romantic partner jealous when I'm mad at him/her online or through text messages
2. I ignore my romantic partner when he/she has hurt my feelings in some way online or through text messages
3. When my romantic partner makes me mad, I will flirt with someone else online or through text messages

Privacy Invasion
4. I have logged into my romantic partner's online accounts in order to check up on him/her
5. I have checked my romantic partner's text messages without his/her permission in order to see what he/she is up to

Response options:
A 5-point rating scale was used ranging from 1 = "never" to 5 = "all the time".

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Wright, M. F. (2015). Cyber Aggression Within Adolescents’ Romantic Relationships: Linkages to Parental and Partner Attachment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(1), 37-47.

Pyschometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

MEDIUM
Total Score: 4.50/8 Points (MEDIUM) 

Citation Frequency

High

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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