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Development of a new resilience scale: The Connor‐Davidson Resilience Scale (CD‐RISC)
TLDR
The Connor‐Davidson Resilience scale (CD‐RISC) demonstrates that resilience is modifiable and can improve with treatment, with greater improvement corresponding to higher levels of global improvement.
Psychometric properties of the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)
TLDR
The SPIN demonstrates solid psychometric properties and shows promise as a measurement for the screening of, and treatment response to, social phobia.
Mini‐SPIN: A brief screening assessment for generalized social anxiety disorder
TLDR
The Mini‐SPIN demonstrates good efficiency, supporting its utility as a screening tool for generalized social anxiety disorder, and high sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of GSAD.
Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia.
TLDR
All active treatments were superior to PBO on primary outcomes and combined treatment did not yield any further advantage, notwithstanding the benefits of treatment.
SPRINT: a brief global assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder
TLDR
The SPRINT demonstrates solid psychometric properties and can serve as a reliable, valid and homogeneous measure of PTSD illness severity and of global improvement.
Assessment of resilience in the aftermath of trauma.
  • K. Connor
  • Psychology
    The Journal of clinical psychiatry
  • 15 February 2006
TLDR
In patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, resilience can be used as a measure of treatment outcome, with improved resilience increasing the likelihood of a favorable outcome.
Posttraumatic Distress and Coping Strategies among Rescue Workers after an Earthquake
TLDR
Results from multivariate logistic regression indicated that job experience and confrontive coping were significant predictors of psychiatric morbidity, while job experience, distancing, escape‐avoidance, and positive reappraisal were significant Predictors of posttraumatic morbidity.
Trauma, resilience and saliostasis: effects of treatment in post-traumatic stress disorder
TLDR
Treatment of PTSD significantly improved resilience and reduced symptoms in this sample of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and an individual item from the CD-RISC scale, ‘Sense of Humor’, were significant predictors of response to treatment.
Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS): Normative scores in the general population and effect sizes in placebo‐controlled SSRI trials
TLDR
The utility of the DTS as a self‐rating measure of PTSD symptom severity and in evaluating treatment response is affirmed and effect size was equal to, or better than, those found for the Impact of Event Scale, Clinician Administered PTSD Scale, and Structured Interview for PTSD.
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