Resilience in the United States Air Force: Psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC).

@article{Bezdjian2017ResilienceIT,
  title={Resilience in the United States Air Force: Psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC).},
  author={Serena Bezdjian and Kristin Grace Schneider and Danielle Burchett and Monty T Baker and Howard N. Garb},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          479-485
        }
}
Results are presented for the largest study (N = 53,692) ever conducted on the 25-item Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), a popular measure of resilience. We examined the internal consistency of the CD-RISC items and associated mean resilience levels within a sample of enlisted basic trainees in the United States Air Force. In addition, the predictive validity of the CD-RISC Total Score was examined for real-life military outcomes, including attrition from service and mental health… CONTINUE READING