Psychometric Properties of the Life Events Checklist

  title={Psychometric Properties of the Life Events Checklist},
  author={Matt J. Gray and Brett T. Litz and Julie L Hsu and Thomas W. Lombardo},
  pages={330 - 341}
The Life Events Checklist (LEC), a measure of exposure to potentially traumatic events, was developed at the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) concurrently with the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) to facilitate the diagnosis of PTSD. Although the CAPS is recognized as the gold standard in PTSD symptom assessment, the psychometric soundness of the LEC has never been formally evaluated. The studies reported here describe the performance of the LEC in two samples… 

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