Development of a Brief Scale of Revenge based on a Three-Dimensional Model
Ana Lorena Flores-Camacho
Revenge is a type of aggression that aims to hurt a person who previously caused damage.
It is a global phenomenon in interpersonal relationships that can have serious consequences both individual and collective. In a recent study, Flores-Camacho et al. (2022) developed and validated a brief scale for Mexican population, where a three-dimensional model is proposed for the evaluation of this behavior. It was found that the factors 1) resentment, 2) planning of revenge, and 3) justification of revenge are useful to determine the presence of vengeful behavior in Mexican individuals. The results point to the need to advance in the study of this type of aggression, developing tools such as the one presented in this study, for the prevention of aggression and violence.
Reference: Flores-Camacho, A. L., Castillo-Verdejo, D. L. & Penagos-Corzo, J. C. (2022). Development and Validation of a Brief Scale of Vengeful Tendencies (BSVT-11) in a Mexican Sample. Behavioral Sciences, 12(7):215, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs12070215
doi: 10.30849/psinteram111 | Descarga la versión PDF del artículo