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Pain Intensity and Interference (PEG)
PEG Resource

The PEG is a shortened three-item pain measure derived from the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI). The PEG is freely available in the public domain. Publications and reports should cite the original publication:

Krebs EE, Lorenz KA, Bair MJ, Damush TA, Wu J, Sutherland JM, Asch SM, Kroenke K. Development and initial validation of the PEG, a 3-item scale assessing pain intensity and interference. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009 Jun;24:733-738.
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Military to Civilian Questionnaire (M2C-Q)
M2C-Q

The M2C-Q is a brief 16-item self-report measure of postdeployment reintegration difficulty among veterans. We estimate that the M2C-Q can be completed in 5 minutes. Items are rated on a 5-point likert scale ranging from 0 = no difficulty to 4 = extreme difficulty. Respondents can indicate “Does not apply” for the four items that assess relationship with spouse/partner, relationship with child/children, work, and school functioning. To form a total score, divide the sum of item scores by the number of items completed with responses other than “Does not apply.” In a study of 754 Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans, the M2C-Q demonstrated high internal consistency, factor analysis supported use of a single summary score and associations with theoretically related constructs provided initial support for the construct validity of M2C-Q scores. The M2C-Q is in the public domain and permission is not required to use it. 

Sayer NA, Frazier P, Orazem RJ, Murdoch M, Gravely A, Carlson, K. F, Hintz, S, Noorbaloochi, S. Military to Civilian Questionnaire: A Measure of Postdeployment Community Reintegration Difficulty among Veterans Using Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Care. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2011; 24: 660-670.
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Promotional Materials for Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy
Patient-facing educational materials to promote prolonged exposure and cognitive processing therapy to Veterans with PTSD. The materials were created using an iterative engagement process with male and female Veterans with PTSD.
Vietnam Era Men 
OEF/OIF Era Men
All Era Men 
All Era Women