The BRS is a 6-item, self-reported measure of an individual's ability to bounce back, resist illness, adapt to stress, or thrive in the face of adversity. Add the responses varying from 1-5 for all six items giving a range from 6-30. Divide the total sum by the total number of questions answered.
Year: 2008 Authors: Smith et al Disease: Obesity Outcome: Quality of life-Physical and psychological functioning
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Measure: Stress
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better, scores range 6-30 Reference: Smith, B. W., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E., Christopher, P., & Bernard, J. (2008). The brief resilience scale: assessing the ability to bounce back. International journal of behavioral medicine, 15(3), 194-200.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No 10.1080/10705500802222972