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List of All Measures


List of All Measures

Title of Measure Type of Measure
Aftermath of Battle Scale (DRRI-2 Section: E) Deployment Measures
Beck Anxiety Inventory - Primary Care (BAI-PC) PTSD Screens
Brief Trauma Questionnaire (BTQ) Trauma Exposure
Child Posttraumatic Stress Reaction Index (CPTS-RI) Child Measures
Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) Child Measures
Childhood Family Functioning Scale (DRRI-2 Section: B) Deployment Measures
Children's Impact of Traumatic Events Scale-Revised (CITES-2) Child Measures
Children's PTSD Inventory (CPTSDI) Child Measures
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5). Includes information on CAPS for DSM-IV. Adult Interviews
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for Children and Adolescents (CAPS-CA) Child Measures
Combat Experiences Scale (DRRI-2 Section: D) Deployment Measures
Combat Exposure Scale (CES) Trauma Exposure
Concerns about Life and Family Disruption Scale (DRRI-2 Section: L) Deployment Measures
Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS) Adult Self Report
Deployment Support from Family and Friends (DRRI-2 Section: I) Deployment Measures
Deployment Risk and Resiliency Inventory (DRRI-2) Deployment Measures
Difficult Living and Working Environment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: C) Deployment Measures
Dimensions of Stressful Events Rating Scale (DOSE) Child Measures
Distressing Events Questionnaire (DEQ) Adult Self Report
Evaluation of Lifetime Stressors (ELS) Trauma Exposure
Family Stressors Scale (DRRI-2 Section: M) Deployment Measures
General Harassment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: K-1) Deployment Measures
Impact of Event Scale - Revised (IES-R) Adult Self Report
Life Event Checklist for DSM-5 (LEC-5). Includes information on LEC for DSM-IV. Trauma Exposure
Life Stressor Checklist - Revised (LSC-R) Trauma Exposure
Los Angeles Symptom Checklist (LASC) Adult Self Report
Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related PTSD (M-PTSD) Adult Self Report
Modified PTSD Symptom Scale (MPSS-SR) Adult Self Report
My Worst Experiences Survey Child Measures
Parent Report of Child's Reaction to Stress Child Measures
Penn Inventory for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Penn Inventory) Adult Self Report
Perceived Threat Scale (DRRI-2 Section: G) Deployment Measures
Postdeployment Family Functioning Scale (DRRI-2 Section: P) Deployment Measures
Postdeployment Social Support Scale (DRRI-2 Section: O) Deployment Measures
Postdeployment Stressors Scale (DRRI-2 Section: N) Deployment Measures
Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PDS) Adult Self Report
Potential Stressful Events Interview (PSEI) Trauma Exposure
The Primary Care PTSD Screen (PC-PTSD) PTSD Screens
Prior Stressors Scale (DRRI-2 Section: A) Deployment Measures
PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5). Includes information on PCL for DSM-IV. Adult Self Report
PTSD Symptom Scale - Interview (PSS-I) Adult Interviews
Screen for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (SPTSS) Adult Self Report
Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Exposures Scale Deployment Measures
Preparedness Scale (DRRI-2 Section: H) Deployment Measures
Sexual Harassment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: K-2) Deployment Measures
Short Form of the PTSD Checklist - Civilian Version PTSD Screens
Short Screening Scale for PTSD PTSD Screens
Stressful Life Events Screening Questionnaire (SLESQ) Trauma Exposure
Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID PTSD Module) Adult Interviews
Structured Interview for PTSD (SI-PTSD) Adult Interviews
Trauma Assessment for Adults--Self-report (TAA) Trauma Exposure
Trauma History Questionnaire (THQ) Trauma Exposure
Trauma History Screen (THS) Trauma Exposure
Trauma Screening Questionnaire (TSQ) PTSD Screens
Trauma Symptom Checklist - 40 (TSC-40) Adult Self Report
Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC) Child Measures
Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC) Child Measures
Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI) Adult Self Report
Traumatic Events Questionnaire (TEQ) Trauma Exposure
Traumatic Events Screening Inventory (TESI-C) Child Measures
Traumatic Life Events Questionnaire (TLEQ) Trauma Exposure
Traumatic Stress Schedule (TSS) Trauma Exposure
The UCLA PTSD Index for DSM-IV Child Measures
Unit Social Support Scale (DRRI-2 Section: J) Deployment Measures
When Bad Things Happen Scale (WBTH) Child Measures

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.

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