Journal article

Posttraumatic anger: a confirmatory factor analysis of the Dimensions of Anger Reactions Scale-5 (DAR-5) - French adaptation

Grazia Ceschi, Garance Selosse, Reginald DV Nixon, Olivia Metcalf, David Forbes

European Journal of Psychotraumatology | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020


Background: Research has shown that posttraumatic anger is common after a traumatic experience, represents a risk factor for post-trauma psychopathology, and can be screened for using the Dimensions of Anger Reactions Scale-5 (DAR-5), a concise five-item measure. However, a French version of the DAR-5 is not yet available. Objective: We aimed to provide a French adaptation (DAR-5-F) and to replicate, in a French community sample, the psychometric properties of the original DAR-5. Method: After translation using transcultural psychometric principles, the DAR-5-F was presented to 822 fluent French speakers alongside validated scales of anger (State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2), anxiety ..

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Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation (FNS)

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (FNS) under fund [IZKOZI-160395] granted to the first author.