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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"


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 Items

  • While I was deployed, I was concerned about the effect of the deployment on my relationship with my spouse or significant other.
  • While I was deployed, I was concerned about the safety and well-being of my child(ren).
  • While I was deployed, I was concerned about losing my civilian job because of the deployment.

Response Format

4-point Likert (1 = Not at all; 4 = A great deal) with an additional option of 0 = Not applicable

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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