This chart is currently being revised to include DSM-5 measures. The revisions will be available in early 2014.
|Adult PTSD Self-Report Measures||# of items||Time to Admin.
|Allows Multiple Trauma||Corresponds to DSM-IV Criteria|
|Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS)||17||10-15||No||Yes|
|Distressing Event Questionnaire (DEQ)||35||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R)||22||5-10||No||Yes|
|Los Angeles Symptom Checklist (LASC)||43||10-15||Yes||No|
|Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related PTSD (M-PTSD)||17||10-15||Yes||No|
|Modified PTSD Symptom Scale (MPSS-SR)||17||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Penn Inventory for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Penn Inventory)||26||15-20||Yes||No|
|Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PDS)||49||10-15||No||Yes|
|PTSD Checklist (PCL) - Civilian, Military, Specific Trauma||17||5-10||Yes||Yes|
|Screen for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (SPTSS)||17||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Trauma Symptom Checklist-40 (TSC-40)||40||10-15||Yes||No|
|Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI)||100||15-20||Yes||No|
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Measures availability: Information on measures is available to everyone. However, the assessment tools themselves can only be distributed to qualified mental health professionals and researchers. We maintain measures developed by affiliated staff of the National Center for PTSD.