Psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the PTSD Checklist for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (PCL-5)


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Boysan M. , Güzel Özdemir P. , Ozdemir O. , SELVİ Y., Yilmaz E. , Kaya N.

PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.27, no.3, pp.306-316, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/24750573.2017.1342769
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-316

Abstract

Objective: The posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Checklist is one of the most widely used screening tool in assessing PTSD symptomatology. Several changes to PTSD definition were made in the recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). The aim of the study was to assess psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 (PCL-5), the revised version conforming to the advances in DSM-5.