Establishing the psychometric qualities of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis in a trauma survivor sample.

@article{Kararmak2010EstablishingTP,
  title={Establishing the psychometric qualities of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis in a trauma survivor sample.},
  author={Ozlem Karaırmak},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2010},
  volume={179 3},
  pages={350-6}
}
Resilience is frequently viewed as an indicator of good adjustment following adversity such as traumatic events. Connor and Davidson (2003) developed a brief self-report scale to quantify resilience over 1000 participants. We collected the data from individuals who are exposed to devastating earthquakes that occurred in 1999 in Turkey. A total of 246 earthquake survivors from the disaster area, with the mean age 35.80 (S.D.=8.6), completed the Turkish version of CD-RISC. The purpose of the… CONTINUE READING