Title

Relational Aggression and Victimization in College Students

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-2013

Department

Psychology

Abstract

For this study we explored relational aggression and victimization in a college sample (N = 307), examining potential gender and race differences, correlates, and the link between relational aggression and common emotional and behavioral problems, independent of relational victimization. Gender and race differences were observed on relational aggression and victimization. Relational aggression in peer and intimate relationships was positively correlated with depression, anxiety, stress, anger, and alcohol problems. Independent of gender, race, and relational victimization, peer relational aggression was predicted by anxiety, trait anger, and personal problems related to alcohol use.

Publication Title

Journal of College Student Development

Volume

54

Issue

2

First Page

140

Last Page

154