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Childhood Family Functioning Scale



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Childhood Family Functioning Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: B
Survey Label: "Childhood Family Experiences"


Quality of family relationships in the family of origin in terms of communication (e.g., getting along well with family members) and closeness among family members (e.g., being affectionate with family members).

Sample Items

  • I felt like I fit in with my family.
  • Family members knew what I thought and how I felt about things.
  • I got along well with my family members.

Response Format

5-point Likert (1 = Strongly disagree; 5 = Strongly agree)

To Obtain Scale

See Assessment Measures Specifically for VA Providers and Staff to download the DRRI scales and manual.

For Non-VA Providers: please complete the online request form to obtain the DRRI-2.

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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