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Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) List Serve

Database of Past CMRL Messages

Welcome to the database of past Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) list serve messages. The table below contains all past CMRL messages (text only, no attachments) from Nov. 20, 1996 - December 22, 2017 and is updated quarterly.

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Message ID: 9878
Date: 2015-09-08

Author:Kristen Slack

Subject:measures of "toxic" social networks?

Hello colleagues. Can anyone point me to a measure that taps into toxic social networks? This could involve social support “drain” (as opposed to receipt) but it could also reflect social network characteristics such as sabotage, control, bullying, verbal or emotional abuse, etc. I’ve seen items like this as they relate to intimate partner violence, but never related to “friends,” family members, or other social network members. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Kristi Kristen Slack, Ph.D. School of Social Work University of Wisconsin-Madison https://socwork.wisc.edu/kristi-slack

Hello colleagues. Can anyone point me to a measure that taps into toxic social networks? This could involve social support “drain” (as opposed to receipt) but it could also reflect social network characteristics such as sabotage, control, bullying, verbal or emotional abuse, etc. I’ve seen items like this as they relate to intimate partner violence, but never related to “friends,” family members, or other social network members. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Kristi Kristen Slack, Ph.D. School of Social Work University of Wisconsin-Madison https://socwork.wisc.edu/kristi-slack