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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Checklist and DSM-5 (PCL-5)

The PCL-5 is a 20-item self-report checklist of symptoms that can help clinicians screen patients for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). The scale can assist in making a diagnosis and in monitoring change during and after treatment. The VA site suggests the scale can be completed in 5-10 minutes. The scores range from 0 to 80. The items are organized according to DSM-5 clusters. Scale availability link Weathers, F.W., Litz, B.T., Keane, T.M., Palmieri, P.A., Marx, B.P., & Schnurr, P.P. (2013). The PTSD Checklist for  DSM-5  (PCL-5). Scale available from the National Center for PTSD at . Web link detail: Resource Link:  A – Z Test Index Applied Statistics for Counselors:   Buy on Amazon References (PCL-5) Blevins, C. A., Weathers, F. W., Davis, M. T., Witte, T. K., & Domino, J. L. (2015). The Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist for  DSM-5