Validation of the Impact of Event Scale on a sample of American Vietnam veterans.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The goal of the present report is to validate the Impact of Event Scale for use as a measure of the enduring nature of reactions to combat stress by 60 American Vietnam veterans. Validity was supported through significant correlations with measures of abusive violence and combat exposure. From factor analysis a single factor (general level of distress) supported the validity of the scale and thereby further use with Vietnam veterans.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hendrix, CC; Jurich, AP; Schumm, WR

Published Date

  • August 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 1 Pt 1

Start / End Page

  • 321 - 322

PubMed ID

  • 7984745

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-691X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-2941

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2466/pr0.1994.75.1.321


  • eng