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Further Validation of the Vengeance Scale
Psychological Reports (1997)
  • William F. Gayton, University of Southern Maine
  • Michelle J. Hutt, University of Southern Maine
  • Heidi L. Iverson, University of Southern Maine
  • Heather Bass, University of Southern Maine

Further validation of the Vengeance Scale was explored. Scores on the scale were significantly and positively correlated with measures of hypermasculinity and inversely correlated with personal values of kindness and self-control for 25 men; however, college women's scores did not correlate significantly with either kindness or self-control. Further research is needed to assess whether the scale is valid for men as well as women.

  • revenge,
  • antisocial acts
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William F. Gayton, Michelle J. Hutt, Heidi L. Iverson and Heather Bass. "Further Validation of the Vengeance Scale" Psychological Reports Vol. 80 (1997)
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