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Assessment

The assessment section has information and tools to help Providers with assessment and treatment. The list below represents the different assessment sections by topic. For a complete list see the List of All Measures.

  • Adult Interviews
    For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, references, and information on how to obtain the measure are provided.
  • Adult Self-Report
    Information on adult self-report measures for PTSD. For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, references, and information on how to obtain the measure are provided.
  • Assessment Overview
    Information about assessment of trauma exposure and PTSD as well as about the most common measures used.
  • Child Measures
    Child and adolescent trauma and PTSD measures are listed here. For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, and references are provided.
  • Deployment Measures
    The Deployment Risk and Resiliency Inventory-2 (DRRI-2) is a suite of scales assessing 17 key deployment-related risk and resilience factors with demonstrated implications for veterans' long-term health.
  • DSM-5 Measures
    Information about assessment tools for PTSD based upon the DSM-5 criteria.
  • PTSD Screens
    Questionnaires that identify people more likely to have PTSD. For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, references, and information on how to obtain the measure are provided.
  • Trauma Exposure Measures
    These tools measure the type and severity of a traumatic experience. For each measure, a brief description, sample items, versions, references, and information on obtaining the measure are provided.
  • List of All Measures
    A full list of all trauma and PTSD measures authored by the National Center for PTSD and other organizations.

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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health