10.87. Impact of Events Scale – Revised (IES-R)


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Original references:

  • Horowitz M, Wilner N, Alvarez W (1979). Impact of Event Scale: a measure of subjective stress. Psychosom Med. 1979 May;41(3):209-18. PMID https://www.pubmed.gov/472086.

  • Weiss DS, Marmar CR. The impact of event scale – revised. In: Wilson JP, Keane TM, editors. Assessing psychological trauma and PTSD. New York: Guilford Press; 1997. pp. 399–411.

  • Weiss DS (2007). The Impact of Event Scale – Revised. In Wilson JP, Keane TM (eds). Assessing psychological trauma and PTSD: a practitioner’s handbook (2nd ed., pp. 168-189). New York: Guilford Press. [Includes scale.]

Copyright chain unclear (note evolution of task as above). See also http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/assessment/adult-sr/ies-r.asp. Permission sought from Daniel S. Weiss, who declined 2015-07-28.