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Concerns about Life and Family Disruption Scale



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Concerns about Life and Family Disruption Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: L
Survey Label: "Life and Family Concerns"


Measures worries that deployment might negatively affect other important life domains. These include primarily family-related concerns (e.g., damaging relationships with spouse or children or missing significant events such as birthdays, weddings, graduations, and deaths), as well as career-related concerns (i.e., losing a job or otherwise harming one's career).

Sample Item

  • Item: While I was deployed, I was concerned about the effect of the deployment on my relationship with my spouse or significant other.
  • Response: 4-point Likert (1 = "Not at all" to 4 = "A great deal"; additional option of 0 = "Not applicable")

To Obtain Scale

This measure was created by staff at VA's National Center for PTSD.

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Our PTSD Consultation Program can answer administration or scoring questions: or 866-948-7880.

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.

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