The DTS™ was developed by Jonathan Davidson, cochair of the DSM-IV™ PTSD Task Force and one of the leading authorities in the field. The DTS provides a quick and accurate measure of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms. It can be used to evaluate psychopathology in trauma victims, assess the effectiveness of treatment, and predict treatment success.
- Easy administration, scoring and interpretation
- Ability to break down the DTS total score so that frequency and severity can be assessed independently
- the three trauma symptom clusters in DSM-IV™ are reflected in the DTS™ norms subscale scores