Kathryn M. Connor, M.D.,n and Jonathan R.T. Davidson, M.D. Resilience scale (CD-RISC) comprises of 25 items, each rated on a 5-point scale. (0–4), with. The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) was created to address aspects of resilience and for use in clinical practice. Resilience is considered as the. We describe a new rating scale to assess resilience. The Connor-Davidson Resilience scale (CD-RISC) comprises of 25 items, each rated on a.

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Development of a new resilience scale: the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC).

Since resilience is most often associated with the experience of trauma, exploring the cx-risc within the military population has become a popular topic of interest. It assessed resilience in members of the general population as well as patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorderdepressionand anxiety.

Journal of Psychology, 1, Cross-cultural validity of the Connor-Davidson Scale: Measurement and predictors of resilience among community-dwelling older women.

Using factor analysis and three independent samples, the authors concluded that modifying the original scale to only include items would improve the validity of the scale.

Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale

Another study used the original item CD-RISC to look at the relationship between resilience and the emotional response of women experiencing a diagnosis of breast cancer and breast cancer surgery. Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale among Chinese adolescents.

Scores correlated positively with social support and health related quality of life. In order for a measure to demonstrate good construct validity, it needs to be based on a complex, detailed theoretical construct i. This page was last edited on 10 Septemberat Retrieved from ” https: Resilience in organ transplantation: Resilience fully mediated the relationship between unit support and PTSD and depressive symptoms, which confirms the first hypothesis.


Journal of Psychiatric Research, 43 12xcale History, efficacy and links to moral and character education. Articles with short description Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles.

Behavioral Psychology-Psicologia Conductual, Because of this, the conclusions drawn cannot be applied to these populations. Results indicated that resilience acted as a protective factor against the development of PTSD and that it was significantly related to other aspects of psychological functioning e.

Improvement in CD-RISC score was noted in proportion to overall clinical global improvement, with greatest increase noted in subjects with the highest global improvement and deterioration in CD-RISC score in those with minimal or no global improvement. Depression and Anxiety, 18 2 Bezdjian and colleagues used the CD-RISC to examine the relationship between resilience and 6-month unsuitability attrition i.

Journal of Psychiatric Research, 43, A means of testing human resilience. Factor analysis of the original scale produced five factors: Connor and Jonathan R. Another potential reason for the inconsistency in these findings is that the number of items in the original scale is insufficient.

Because of the discrepancies in these findings surrounding factor structure, the subscales of the original CD-RISC are not recommended to be used alone. Compared to the control group, the cancer patients who reported higher levels of resilience also reported comparable levels of emotional well-being, even though on average cancer patients reported more depression, anxiety, negative affect, and less happiness.

The scale was administered to subjects in the following groups: Lower levels of unit support and postdeployment social support were associated with higher levels of PTSD and depressive symptoms and lower levels of resilience and psychosocial functioning.

Psychological resilience and postdeployment social support protect against traumatic stress and depressive symptoms in soldiers returning from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 71 7 Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20 6 Psychiatry Investigation, 7, For example, a behavior that is considered normal in one culture could be perceived as completely abnormal in another, simply due to differences in how this behavior is perceived. Psychometric properties and applications in psychopharmacological trials.

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Journal of Affective Disorders, An inquiry into hardiness. Resilience in the face of adversity: Depression and Anxiety, 26, — The individual items are as follows table adapted from Connor and Davidson [1]:. Data from Japanese population.

The British Journal of Psychiatry, There were limitations to this analysis. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 20, In light of these concerns, the authors worked to establish the factor structure of the CD-RISC using a more systematic approach.

The scale demonstrated good psychometric properties and factor analysis yielded five factors. Resiluence introduce links to this page resiliece related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scaoe evaluation of a measure to assess combat exposure. Exploration of the resilience construct in posttraumatic stress disorder severity and functional correlates in military combat veterans who have served since September 11, Stressful life events, personality, and health: Therefore, the concept of resilience and the item CD-RISC measure can be applied to the general population, not just those who have experienced trauma.

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