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The development of a Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
TLDR
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-1) is a structured interview for assessing core and associated symptoms of PTSD and is intended for use by experienced clinicians, and also can be administered by appropriately trained paraprofessionals.
Clinical evaluation of a measure to assess combat exposure.
The Combat Exposure Scale (CES) was constructed as an attempt to measure the subjective report of wartime stressors experienced by combatants
Clinician‐administered PTSD scale: A review of the first ten years of research
TLDR
The research evidence indicates that the CAPS has excellent reliability, yielding consistent scores across items, raters, and testing occasions, and there is also strong evidence of validity: the CAPs has excellent convergent and discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and sensitivity to clinical change.
Psychometric properties of the PTSD Checklist for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (PCL-5) in veterans.
TLDR
The findings suggest that the PCL-5 is a psychometrically sound instrument that can be used effectively with veterans and that by determining a valid cutoff score using the CAPS-5, the instrument can now be used to identify veterans with probable PTSD.
Developing an optimal short‐form of the PTSD Checklist for DSM‐5 (PCL‐5)
TLDR
The results of analyses designed to create an optimal short‐form PCL for DSM‐5 (PCL‐5) using both machine learning and conventional scale development methods are presented.
Review of child and adolescent refugee mental health.
OBJECTIVE To review stressful experiences and stress reactions among child and adolescent refugees, as well as interventions and ethical considerations in research and clinical work, within the
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM–5 (CAPS-5): Development and Initial Psychometric Evaluation in Military Veterans
TLDR
The results indicate that the CAPS-5 is a psychometrically sound measure of DSM–5 PTSD diagnosis and symptom severity and that it provides continuity in evidence-based assessment of PTSD in the transition from DSM–IV to DSM-5 criteria.
Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
TLDR
The Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale is a widely used 30-question interview that queries for a current or lifetime diagnosis of PTSD according to the PTSD DSM-IV criteria.
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