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List of All Measures



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List of All Measures

Measures Authored by the National Center for PTSD

The following measures are available for direct download in PDF format or by request. See "To Obtain Scale" for each measure.

Title of Measure Type of Measure
Aftermath of Battle Scale (DRRI-2 Section: E) Deployment Measures
Brief Trauma Questionnaire (BTQ) Trauma Exposure
Childhood Family Functioning Scale (DRRI-2 Section: B) Deployment Measures
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 - Child/Adolescent Version (CAPS-CA-5) Includes information on CAPS-CA for DSM-IV. Child Measures
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5). Includes information on CAPS for DSM-IV. Adult Interviews
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
Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory (DRRI-2) Deployment Measures
Deployment Support from Family and Friends (DRRI-2 Section: I) Deployment Measures
Difficult Living and Working Environment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: C) Deployment Measures
Family Stressors Scale (DRRI-2 Section: M) Deployment Measures
General Harassment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: K-1) Deployment Measures
Life Events Checklist for DSM-5 (LEC-5). Includes information on LEC for DSM-IV. Trauma Exposure
Life Stressor Checklist - Revised (LSC-R) Trauma Exposure
Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related PTSD (M-PTSD) Adult Self Report
Nuclear, Biological, or Chemical Exposures Scale (DRRI-2 Section: F) Deployment Measures
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
Preparedness Scale (DRRI-2 Section: H) Deployment Measures
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
Sexual Harassment Scale (DRRI-2 Section: K-2) Deployment Measures
Trauma History Screen (THS) Trauma Exposure
Traumatic Events Screening Inventory for Children (TESI-C) Child Measures
Unit Social Support Scale (DRRI-2 Section: J) Deployment Measures

Measures Authored by Other Organizations

The following measures are available from the organizations/authors who have produced them. See "To Obtain Scale" for each measure.

Title of Measure Type of Measure
Beck Anxiety Inventory - Primary Care (BAI-PC) PTSD Screens
Child Posttraumatic Stress Reaction Index (CPTS-RI) Child Measures
Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) Child Measures
Children's Impact of Traumatic Events Scale-Revised (CITES-2) Child Measures
Children's PTSD Inventory (CPTSDI) Child Measures
Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS) Adult Self Report
Dimensions of Stressful Events Rating Scale (DOSE) Child Measures
Distressing Events Questionnaire (DEQ) Adult Self Report
Evaluation of Lifetime Stressors (ELS) Trauma Exposure
Impact of Event Scale - Revised (IES-R) Adult Self Report
Los Angeles Symptom Checklist (LASC) 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
Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PDS) Adult Self Report
Potential Stressful Events Interview (PSEI) Trauma Exposure
PTSD Symptom Scale - Interview (PSS-I) Adult Interviews
Screen for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (SPTSS) Adult Self Report
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 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 Life Events Questionnaire (TLEQ) Trauma Exposure
Traumatic Stress Schedule (TSS) Trauma Exposure
UCLA Child/Adolescent PTSD Reaction Index for DSM-5 Child Measures
When Bad Things Happen Scale (WBTH) Child Measures

Measure availability: We provide information on a variety of measures assessing trauma and PTSD. These measures are intended for use by qualified mental health professionals and researchers. Measures authored by National Center staff are available as direct downloads or by request. Measures developed outside of the National Center can be requested via contact information available on the information page for the specific measure.

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