Clinical utility of the impact of event scale: psychometrics in the general population.

@article{Briere1998ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of the impact of event scale: psychometrics in the general population.},
  author={John Briere and Diana M Elliott},
  journal={Assessment},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={171-80}
}
The Impact of Event Scale (IES; Horowitz, Wilner, & Alvarez, 1979), Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI; Briere, 1995), Los Angeles Symptom Checklist (LASC; Foy, Sipprelle, Rueger, & Carroll, 1984), and Traumatic Events Survey (TES; Elliott, 1992) were administered to a sample of 505 participants from the general population. In this application of the IES, participants reported on "an upsetting event," as opposed to a specific stressor. The IES was found to be reliable and to have concurrent validity… CONTINUE READING

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