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Sexual Harassment Scale


Sexual Harassment Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: K-2 (Items 9 - 16)
Survey Label: "Relationships during Deployment"


Exposure to unwanted sexual contact or verbal conduct of a sexual nature from other unit members, commanding officers, or civilians during deployment that contribute to a hostile working environment.

Sample Items

  • While I was deployed, someone I worked with made crude and offensive sexual remarks directed at me, either publicly or privately.
  • While I was deployed, someone I worked with used a position of authority to pressure me into unwanted sexual activity.
  • While I was deployed, someone I worked with touched me in a sexual way against my will.

Response Format

5-point Likert (1 = Never; 5 = Many times)

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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