The Child PTSD Symptom Scale: A Preliminary Examination of its Psychometric Properties

@article{Foa2001TheCP,
  title={The Child PTSD Symptom Scale: A Preliminary Examination of its Psychometric Properties},
  author={E. Foa and K. M. Johnson and N. Feeny and K. R. Treadwell},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={30},
  pages={376 - 384}
}
  • E. Foa, K. M. Johnson, +1 author K. R. Treadwell
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Reports on the development and preliminary validation of the Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) for children and adolescents. The CPSS is a new instrument that was developed to assess the severity of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.; American Psychiatric Association, 1994) posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in children exposed to trauma. The CPSS was administered to 75 school-age children approximately 2 years after the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake. The… CONTINUE READING
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