Validation of the Davidson Trauma Scale in its original and a new shorter version in people exposed to the F-27 earthquake in Chile

@inproceedings{LeivaBianchi2013ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Davidson Trauma Scale in its original and a new shorter version in people exposed to the F-27 earthquake in Chile},
  author={Marcelo C. Leiva-Bianchi and Andrea C. Araneda},
  booktitle={European journal of psychotraumatology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND On February 27, 2010 (F-27), an earthquake and tsunami occurred having a significant impact on the mental health of the Chilean population, leading to an increase in cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). OBJECTIVES Within this context, validated for the first time in Chile was the Davidson Trauma Scale (DTS) using three samples (each one consisting of 200 participants), two of them random from the Chilean population. RESULTS Reliability analyses (i.e., α=0.933… CONTINUE READING
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