PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Exposures Scale
Nuclear, Biological, or Chemical Exposures Scale
Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: F
Survey Label: "Exposure to Nuclear, Biological, or Chemical Agents"
Measures exposure to an array of nuclear, biological, and chemical agents that the Veteran believes he/she encountered while serving in the war zone, such as disease prophylaxis, environmental, and weaponry-related agents.
- Item: While I was deployed, I was exposed to mustard gas or other blistering agents.
- Response: Polytomous Items (0 = "No"; 1 = "Not sure"; 2 = "Yes")
To Obtain Scale
This measure was created by staff at VA's National Center for PTSD.
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