Confirmatory factor analysis of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory with a sample of soldiers previously deployed in support of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

@article{Lee2010ConfirmatoryFA,
  title={Confirmatory factor analysis of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory with a sample of soldiers previously deployed in support of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.},
  author={Jocelyn A Lee and David D. Luxton and Greg Reger and Gregory A. Gahm},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={813-9}
}
Research has documented the impact of combat trauma on psychological functioning but less is known about the measurement of positive changes after military deployments. This study examined the factor structure of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI; Tedeschi & Calhoun, 1996) on a sample of active duty soldiers (n = 3537) exposed to combat in Iraq or Afghanistan. Confirmatory factor analyses (CFA) were conducted to test a 5-factor model and a single higher-order factor model. CFA results… CONTINUE READING