Complaints of group-stalking (‘gang-stalking’): an exploratory study of their nature and impact on complainants

  title={Complaints of group-stalking (‘gang-stalking’): an exploratory study of their nature and impact on complainants},
  author={L. Sheridan and D. James},
  journal={The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology},
  pages={601 - 623}
  • L. Sheridan, D. James
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology
  • Stalking primarily concerns the actions of individuals. However, some victims report stalking by organised groups, this being known as ‘group-’ or ‘gang-stalking’. This phenomenon has not been subject to systematic study. An anonymous questionnaire was completed online by self-defined victims of stalking. One thousand and forty respondents met research definitions for stalking, of which 128 (12.3%) reported group-stalking. One hundred and twenty-eight individually stalked cases were randomly… CONTINUE READING
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