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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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Journal of Affective Disorders, Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20 6 In order for a measure to demonstrate good construct validity, it needs to be based on a complex, detailed theoretical construct i. Because of this, the conclusions drawn cannot be applied to these populations.

Results supported both hypotheses. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc.

Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale

The CD-RISC was used to study resilience in patients suffering from end-stage liver disease and waiting for liver transplantation. 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.

The scale was administered to subjects in the following groups: Connor and Jonathan R. Views Read Edit View history. Zeitschrift Fur Gesundheitpsychologie, This particular population often experiences unique trauma and stressors compared to the general population, such as combat exposure. International Journal of Testing, 9, It assessed resilience in members of the general population as well as patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorderdepressionand anxiety.


Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 9, Resilience may be viewed as a measure of stress coping ability and, as such, could be an important target of treatment in anxiety, depression, and stress reactions. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97 resiience The authors drew inspiration rwsilience the scale’s content from the work of previous researchers of hardiness, most notably S.

Connor and Davidson recognized the limitations of the CD-RISC, citing lack of validation against objective measures of resilience, the complications of defining resilience in relation to the measure i. Data from Japanese population. Measurement and predictors of resilience among community-dwelling older women.

Resilience in organ transplantation: German Journal of Psychiatry, 13, This indicates that the resilience scores obtained from the CD-RISC correspond xonnor-davidson lower levels of perceived stress and perceived stress vulnerability, respectively. 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. Service members diagnosed with a mental disorder at 6 months of service had also reported lower levels of resilience at basic training as compared to those who were not diagnosed with a mental disorder.

These items were resiilience because Connor resileince Davidson deemed them capable of “etymologically capturing the essence of resilience. Scores correlated positively with social support and health related quality of life. Protective factors and resistance to psychiatric disorders.

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

In light of these concerns, the authors worked to establish the factor structure of the CD-RISC using a more systematic approach.

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This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Existing scales of resilience were considered inadequate because they lacked generalizability.

Clinical evaluation of a measure to assess combat exposure. Psychiatry Investigation, 7, Because of the discrepancies in these findings surrounding factor structure, the subscales resilienfe the original CD-RISC are not recommended to be used alone.

Psychometric properties and applications in psychopharmacological trials. A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1 1 Journal of Psychiatric Research, 43 12 Conor-davidson, the concept of resilience and the item CD-RISC measure can be applied to the general population, not just those who have experienced trauma. Kobasa [2] and M. The British Journal of Psychiatry, Articles with short description Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles.

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

Bezdjian and colleagues used the CD-RISC to examine the relationship between resilience and 6-month unsuitability attrition i. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The reliability, validity, and factor analytic structure of the scale were evaluated, and reference scores for study samples were calculated. Validation of a item measure of resilience.

Ensuring that a measure can be applied across different languages and cultures often proves resiliwnce be a difficult task due to differences in societal norms and trouble with translation.

Quality of Life Research, 25 1 If the measure has good construct validity, then it should “behave” as a measure of this complex concept should behave.