Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS-Sy)

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Evidence Snapshot

The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS-Sy) is a self-report questionnaire designed to assess the severity of DSM-IV PTSD symptoms in children aged 8-18 years. It was adapted for Syrian children and tested with a Syrian refugee population, aged 8-17 years, living in Lebanon in informal tented settlements.
With what adaptations?
Proceed for purpose with caution and purpose

Measure Snapshot

For what?
About what?
Mental Health
Paper-pencil format
Child, Parent, Enumerator/Data Collector
By what method?
Survey, Observation

Resource Info


Published by

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Médecins du Monde (MdM)

Authored by

Fiona S. McEwen, Tania Bosqui, Vanessa Kyrillos, Patricia Moghames, Nicolas Chehade, Cassandra Popham, Paul Bolton, Dahlia Saab, Georges E. Karam, Elie G. Karam, Michael Pluess


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)
Social and Emotional Learning


Screening, Basic research

Resource Category:

Mental Health