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Aftermath of Battle Scale

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Aftermath of Battle Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: E
Survey Label: "Postbattle Experiences"

Description

Measures exposure to the consequences of combat, including observing or handling human remains, interacting with detainees or prisoners of war (POWs), and observing other consequences, such as devastated communities and homeless refugees. This factor is conceptualized as cataloging more objective war-zone events and circumstances.

Sample Item

  • Item: I saw refugees who had lost their homes or belongings.
  • Response: 6-point Likert (1 = "Never" to 6 = "Daily or almost daily")

To Obtain Scale

This measure was created by staff at VA's National Center for PTSD.

Download the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2:

Are you using this measure with U.S. Veterans or Servicemembers?

Our PTSD Consultation Program can answer administration or scoring questions: PTSDconsult@va.gov or 866-948-7880.

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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