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ERIC Number: EJ875291
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
Trauma Resilience Scale: Validation of Protective Factors Associated with Adaptation following Violence
Madsen, Machelle D.; Abell, Neil
Research on Social Work Practice, v20 n2 p223-233 2010
Objectives: The Trauma Resilience Scale (TRS), assessing protective factors associated with positive adaptation following violence, was tested in three waves of data collection. Empirical and theoretical literature shaped subscale and item formation emphasizing resilience following physical abuse, sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, and/or a serious threat or injury to life. Methods: Content validation experts helped refine items. The three-factor model, including problem solving, relationships, and optimism, was tested (n = 270). A four-factor model adding spirituality was also tested (n = 307). Results: Both models demonstrated strong reliability, validity, and factor analyses results. However, the four-factor model was best supported by the data. Conclusions: Both global scales and individual factor subscales are supported for clinical and research administrations. (Contains 1 note and 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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