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Family Stressors Scale

 

Family Stressors Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: M
Survey Label: "Family Events"

Description

Exposure to stressful family experiences during the time of deployment. These objective stressors include experiences such as family adjustment issues, family illnesses, infidelity, having financial problems, and having a relationship end.

Sample Items

  • While I was deployed, a family member or other loved one passed away.
  • While I was deployed, my relationship with a spouse or significant other ended.
  • While I was deployed, a family member got into trouble at home, at school, or in the community.

Response format

Dichotomous items (0 = No; 1 = Yes)

Measure 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.


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.

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