Establishment of a disaster-related psychological screening test.


OBJECTIVE To create a short screening scale for the detection of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDE) in earthquake survivors in Taiwan. METHOD Trained research assistants used the Disaster-Related Psychological Screening Test (DRPST) to assess 461 residents of a village that had experienced a major earthquake. The… (More)


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@article{Chou2003EstablishmentOA, title={Establishment of a disaster-related psychological screening test.}, author={Frank Huang-Chih Chou and Tom Tung-Ping Su and Wen-Chen Ou-Yang and I-Chia Chien and M J Lu and Pesus Chou}, journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry}, year={2003}, volume={37 1}, pages={97-103} }