The Talbieh Brief Distress Inventory: a brief instrument to measure psychological distress among immigrants.

@article{Ritsner1995TheTB,
  title={The Talbieh Brief Distress Inventory: a brief instrument to measure psychological distress among immigrants.},
  author={Michael S. Ritsner and Jonathan Rabinowitz and Michael Slyuzberg},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={448-53}
}
The purpose of this study was to develop and test the Talbieh Brief Distress Inventory (TBDI), a 24-item self-report questionnaire that measures psychological distress among immigrants. The TBDI combines items from the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) and the Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Interview Demoralization Scale (PERI-D). It includes a global score and six scales (obsessiveness, hostility, sensitiveness, depression, anxiety, and paranoid ideation). A convenience sample of 966 recent… CONTINUE READING