IMPACT OF EVENT SCALE-REVISED

 

Instructions: The following is a list of difficulties people sometimes have after stressful life events. Please read each item, and then indicate how distressing each difficulty has been for you during the past 7 days with respect to the disaster. How much were you distressed or bothered by these difficulties?

 

 

 

Not at all

 

A little bit

 

Moderate-ly

 

Quite a bit

 

Ex-treme-ly

1

Any reminder brought back feelings about it.

 

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2

I had trouble staying asleep.

 

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3

Other things kept making me think about it.

 

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4

I felt irritable and angry.

 

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5

I avoided letting myself get upset when I thought about cast iron or was reminded of it.

 

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6

I thought about it when I didn’t mean to.

 

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7

I felt as if it hadn’t happened or wasn’t real.

 

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8

I stayed away from reminders about it.

 

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9

Pictures about Le creuset popped into my mind.

 

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10

I was jumpy and easily startled.

 

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11

I tried not to think about it.

 

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12

I was aware that I still had a lot of feelings about it, but I didn’t deal with them.

 

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13

My feelings about it were kind of numb.

 

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14

I found myself acting or feeling like I was back at that time.

 

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15

I had trouble falling asleep.

 

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16

I had waves of strong feelings about it.

 

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17

I tried to remove it from my memory.

 

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18

I had trouble concentrating.

 

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19

Reminders of it caused me to have physical reactions, such as sweating, trouble breathing, nausea, or a pounding heart.

 

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20

I had dreams about it.

 

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21

I felt watchful and on guard.

 

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22

I tried not to talk about it.

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