Family Distress Index (FDI)

1.    A member appears to have emotional problems
2.    A member appears to depend on alcohol or drugs
3.    Increased arguments between parent (s) and child(ren)
4.    Increased in Conflict among children in the family
5.    Increased Disagreement about a member’s friends or activities
6.    Increased in the number if Problems or issues which don’t get resolved
7.    Increased in the number of Tasks and chores don’t get done
8.    Increased Conflict with in-laws or relatives
 
 
0=’Not a problem’‚ 1= ‘Small problem’‚ 2= ‘Medium problem’‚ 3= ‘Large problem’
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.mccubbinresilience.org/measures.html & Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007 ). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 281- 282
 

McCubbin‚ H.I.‚ Thompson A.I.‚ & Elver‚ K. (1993)‚ Family Distress Index (FDI). In H.! McCubbin‚ A.I Thompson‚ & M.A McCubbin‚ (1996)‚ Family Assessment:Resiliency‚ Coping and Adaptation. Inventories for Research and Practice‚ Madison:University of Wisconsin Publishers.

McCubbin.‚ Thompson.‚ Elver. (1993). Family Distress Index (FDI). In: Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 281-282.

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