Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire

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Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire

A set of 29 5-point Likert items that yield 4 scales of aggression: Physical Aggression, Verbal Aggression, Anger, and Hostility
Duration: 2.5 minutes
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Buss, A.H. and Perry, M.P. (1992). The Aggression Questionnaire. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 452-459.

Bryant, Fred B, & Smith, Bruce D. (2001). Refining the Architecture of Aggression: A Measurement Model for the Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. Journal of Research in Personality, 35(2), 138-167.

Archer, John, & Webb, Ian A. (2006). The relation between scores on the Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire and aggressive acts, impulsiveness, competitiveness, dominance, and sexual jealousy. Aggressive Behavior, 32(5), 464-473.

Gerevich, József, Bácskai, Erika, & Czobor, Pál. (2007). The generalizability of the Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 16(3), 124-136.

McPherson, Andrew, & Martin, Colin. (2010). A contemporary review of the alcohol aggression relationship and the Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire for use in an alcohol dependent population. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 2(1), 45-56.

Gallagher, John M, & Ashford, José B. (2016). Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43(11), 1639-1652.