PTSD: National Center for PTSD
DSM IV Chart - Adult PTSD Self-Report Measures
DSM-IV Chart - Adult PTSD Self-Report Measures
This chart covers DSM-IV. Revisions to include DSM-5 will be posted at a future date.
|Adult PTSD Self-Report Measures||# of items||Time to Administer (minutes)||Allows Multiple Trauma||Corresponds to DSM-IV Criteria|
|Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS)||17||10-15||No||Yes|
|Distressing Event Questionnaire (DEQ)||35||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R)||22||5-10||No||Yes|
|Los Angeles Symptom Checklist (LASC)||43||10-15||Yes||No|
|Mississippi Scale for Combat-Related PTSD (M-PTSD)||17||10-15||Yes||No|
|Modified PTSD Symptom Scale (MPSS-SR)||17||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Penn Inventory for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Penn Inventory)||26||15-20||Yes||No|
|Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PDS)||49||10-15||No||Yes|
|PTSD Checklist (PCL) - Civilian, Military, Specific Trauma||17||5-10||Yes||Yes|
|Screen for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (SPTSS)||17||10-15||Yes||Yes|
|Trauma Symptom Checklist-40 (TSC-40)||40||10-15||Yes||No|
|Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI)||100||15-20||Yes||No|
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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.