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The Truth About Girls, Anger, and Violence - Survey for Teens

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MomLogic Spring Break Survey for Parents
 

1. How often do you get angry?
 
  Very often
  Sometimes
  Rarely

2. When you get angry, how do you typically handle it?
 
  I get physically violent
  I yell
  I bottle it up inside
  I talk it over calmly

3. Have you ever gotten so angry that you hit another person?
 
  Yes
  No

4. Have you ever been hit by another teenage girl?
 
  Yes
  No

5. Would you hit someone back if they hit you?
 
  Yes
  No

6. Do you ever feel threatened by other teenage girls at school or elsewhere?
 
  Yes
  No

7. Have any of your friends ever gotten into a fight with another teenage girl?
 
  Yes
  No

8. Have you ever witnessed a girl physically beating up another girl?
 
  Yes
  No

9. How much time do you spend unsupervised by an adult?
 
  Less than an hour a day
  1-4 hours
  More than 4 hours a day

10. How much time do you spend watching TV?
 
  Less than an hour a day
  1-4 hours
  More than 4 hours a day

11. How much time do you spend playing video games?
 
  Less than an hour a day
  1-4 hours
  More than 4 hours a day

12. Would you post a video of yourself engaging in violent or illegal behavior (such as physical fights, kids ganging up on other kids and pushing them, pulling a dangerous prank on someone, teen drinking or drug use, vandalizing property, stealing, etc.) on the Internet?
 
  Yes
  No

13. Would you post a video of yourself fighting with another girl to make yourself more respected or popular with your peers?
 
  Yes
  No

14. Do you want to be famous?
 
  Yes
  No

15. Does being in a video on the Internet (YouTube, MySpace, etc.) make you famous?
 
  Yes
  No

16. How many times have you watched videos of violent or illegal behavior on the Internet?
 
  More than 10 times
  1-10 times
  Never

17. If friends posted a video of themselves engaging in violent or illegal behavior on the Internet, what would your reaction be?
 
  I'd think it was cool
  I'd think it was uncool

18. If a video of you engaging in violent or illegal behavior were posted on the Internet, would you worry about your parents finding out?
 
  Yes
  No

19. If you posted a video of yourself on the Internet engaging in violent or illegal behavior, what do you think your parents would do?
 
  They'd just talk to me
  They'd punish me
  They'd turn me into the police

20. Do you feel your parents try to understand you and meet your needs?
 
  Yes
  One does but not the other
  No

21. Do you get along with your parents?
 
  Yes
  I get along with one but not the other
  No

22. How often does your mom get angry?
 
  Very often
  Sometimes
  Rarely

23. How often does your dad get angry?
 
 

Very often

  Sometimes
  Rarely

24. Have you ever seen one of your parents become violent toward others?
 
  Yes
  No

25. Have you ever seen one of your parents get hit by his or her partner?
 
  Yes
  No

26. Have you ever been hit as a teenager by one of your parents?
 
  Yes
  No

27. Have you ever been sexually abused?
 
  Yes
  No

28. Has someone died who was an important part of your life?
 
  Yes
  No

29. Are your parents divorced?
 
  Yes
  No

30. If so, what age were you when they divorced?
 
  Under 6
  6-12
  Over 12
  My parents are not divorced

31. If your parents are divorced, are they involved in a relationship with someone new?
 
  Yes, one is
  Yes, both are
  No
  My Parents are not divorced

32. If your parents are divorced and in a relationship with someone new, how do you get along with their new partner or partners?
 
  I like them
  I don't like them
  I like one of them but not the other
  My parents are not divorced and in a relationship with someone new

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