Translation and adaptation of the life stressor checklist-revised with Colombian women.


Journal Article

We undertook the translation and adaptation of an instrument developed to measure women's lifetime trauma exposure, the Life Stressor Checklist-Revised (LSC-R), in order to determine its utility and cultural appropriateness with Colombian Spanish-speaking women. The LSC-R was forward and backward translated and administered to a sample (N = 217) of community-based women volunteers in Medellín, Colombia. Open-ended questions were included to assess the construct validity and cultural appropriateness of the LSC-R. The LSC-R was found to be valid and easily understood. Trauma exposure was common, but its assessment was not overly distressing to Colombian women.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Humphreys, JC; Bernal De Pheils, P; Slaughter, RE; Uribe, T; Jaramillo, D; Tiwari, A; Canaval, GE; Amaya, P; Mendoza Flores, ME; Belknap, RA

Published Date

  • July 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 599 - 612

PubMed ID

  • 21728882

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21728882

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-4665

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0739-9332

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/07399332.2010.528850


  • eng