Reliability of the Deployment Resiliency Assessment

Publisher: Military Medicine, vol. 181, issue 7 (subscription required)
Jul 01, 2016
Samuel E. Simon, Kate Stewart, Michelle Kloc, Thomas V. Williams, and Margaret C. Wilmoth
This article describes the reliability of the instruments embedded in a mental health screening instrument designed to detect risky drinking, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder among members of the Armed Forces. The instruments were generally reliable, however, the risky drinking screen (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test-Consumption) had unacceptable reliability (α = 0.58). This was the first attempt to assess psychometric properties of a screening and assessment instrument widely used for members of the Armed Forces.
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