The Aggression Questionnaire (AGQ) is a self-report scale that is designed to measure four major components of aggression (physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and hostility).
The AGQ consists of 29 items which are rated on a Seven-point likert scale from 1 (extremely uncharacteristic of me) to 7 (extremely characteristic of me).
The AGQ yields four primary scales. Descriptions of the scales and item loadings are listed below. Scale scores are calculated as the sum of respective items. Items 7 and 18 are reverse scored.
|SCALE NAME (ABBR.)||DESCRIPTION||ITEM LOADINGS|
|AGQ_PHYS||Physical Aggression Scale||1-9|
|AGQ_VERB||Verbal Aggression Scale||10-14|
Buss, A. H. & Perry, M. (1992). The Aggression Questionnaire. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 452-459.