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Peer Experience Questionnaire - Revised (RPEQ)

Title of the Portuguese Version

Questionário de Experiências entre Pares – Revisto

Original Version

Prinstein, M. J., Boergers, J., & Vernberg, E. M. (2001)

Portuguese Version

Neto-Queirós, A., & Vagos, P. (2016)

General Description

The RPEQ uses 14 items that are presented in two versions, one for practicing a given behavior and another for receiving that behavior. The targeted behaviors are overt aggression/ overt victimization (i.e., three items), relational aggression/ relational victimization / (i.e., three items), reputational aggression/ reputational victimization (i.e., three items) and prosocial behavior towards others/ recipient of prosocial behavior (i.e., five items).Its Portuguese version has been evaluated using a community adolescent sample aged 10 to 18 years old.

  • Neto-Queirós, A. & Vagos, P. (2016). Measures of aggression and victimization in Portuguese adolescents: Cross-cultural validation of the Peer Experience Questionnaire. Psychological Assessment, 28, e141-e151. doi:10.1037/pas0000363

  • Prinstein, M. J., Boergers, J., & Vernberg, E. M. (2001). Overt and relational aggression in adolescents: social-psychological adjustment of aggressors and victims. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 30, 479-491. doi:10.1207/S15374424JCCP3004_05


Paula Vagos – paulavagos@fpce.uc.pt