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Study of Reliability and Validity of the Buss and Perry's Aggression Questionnaire

Author(s): Siamak Samani

Journal: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology
ISSN 1735-4315

Volume: 13;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 359;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Buss and Perry's Aggression Questionnaire | behavioral disorders | behavioral scales

AbstractObjectives: The aim of this study was to measure the reliability and validity of the Buss and Perry's Aggression Questionnaire. This ques-tionnaire includes 29 questions which was used by psychologists after being translated to Farsi.Method: In a cross-sectional study 492 18-22 years old students (248 male, 244 female) from Shiraz University, who were selected using the random-cluster sampling method, were evaluated using the Buss and Perry's Aggression Questionnaire. Data were analyzed using correlation coefficient, factor analysis and t-test.Results: Using factor analysis, the four factors of anger, physical and verbal aggression, resentment and suspicion were extracted. The test-retest reliability of this questionnaire was 0.78. Also, the comparison of these factors between males and females revealed that males scored significantly higher at anger (p
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