Publications on the development, validation and translations of the City Birth Trauma Scale:

  • Fameli AL, Costa DSJ, Coddington R, Hawes DJ. (2023). Assessment of childbirth-related post traumatic stress disorder in Australian mothers: Psychometric properties of the City Birth Trauma Scale. J Affect Disord. 2023;324:559-565.
  • Sandoz V, Lacroix A, Jubin M, Hingray C, El Hage W, Horsch A. (2023). The latent factor structure and assessment of childbirth-related PTSD in fathers: Psychometric characteristics of the City Birth Trauma Scale-French version (partner version). Psychol Trauma. 2023.
  • Osorio FDL, Darwin ACR, Bombonett EA, Ayers S. (2022). Posttraumatic stress following childbirth: psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the City Birth Trauma Scale. J Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 43(3), 374-383.
  • Caparros-Gonzalez RA, Romero-Gonzalez B, Peralta-Ramirez MI, Ayers S, Galan-Paredes A, Caracuel-Romero A (2021). Assessment of PTSD among women after childbirth using the City Birth Trauma Scale in Spain. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 13(5), 545-554.
  • Osorio FL, Ayers S, Goncalves F, Rocha JC. (2021). City Birth Trauma Scale – updates to the Portuguese version. Archives of Clinical Psychiatry (Sao Paulo), 48(6).
  • Sandoz V, Hingray C, Stuijfzand S, Lacroix A, El Hage W, Horsch A. (2021). Measurement and conceptualization of maternal PTSD following childbirth: Psychometric properties of the City Birth Trauma Scale-French Version (City BiTS-F). Psychol Trauma, 14(4):696-704.
  • Webb R, Smith AM, Ayers S, Wright DB, Thornton A (2021). Development and validation of a measure of birth-related PTSD for fathers and birth partners: The City Birth Trauma Scale (Partner version). Frontiers in Psychology, special issue on perinatal mental health and wellbeing in fathers, 12:545.
  • Weigl T, Beck-Hiestermann FMLL, Stenzel NM, Benson S, Schedlowski M, Garthus-Niegel S (2021). Assessment of childbirth-related PTSD: Psychometric properties fo the German version of the City Birth Trauma Scale. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, 1718.
  • Bayri Bingol F, Demirgoz Bal M, Dissiz M, Taylan Sormagec M & Dikmen Yildiz P (2020). Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the City Birth Trauma Scale (City BiTS). Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Donadon MF, Darwin ACR, Bombonatti EA, Pereira-Lima K, Santos RG, Machado-de-Sousa JP, Apolinario TD, Poli-Neto OB, Gaspardo CM, Cantilino da Silva Junior A, Souza LD, Ayers S, Osorio FL. (2020). Cross-cultural adaptation of the City Birth Trauma Scale for the Brazilian context. Archives of Clinical Psychiatry, 47(4), 110-8
  • Nakić Radoš S, Matijaš M, Kuhar L, Anđelinović M, Ayers S. (2020) Measuring and Conceptualizing PTSD Following Childbirth: Validation of the City Birth Trauma Scale. Psychological Trauma, 12(2): 147-155.
  • Shen Z, Zhou Y, Zhu D, Zhu J,Wei J, Cao W. (2020). Translation of the Chinese version of the City Birth Trauma Scale and the test of its reliability and validity. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 55(11): 1757-1761.
  • Yakupova, V.A. Diagnostics of postpartum PTSD: the City Birth Trauma Scale Validation in the Russian sample. Bull. Pract. Psychol. 2020 (2), 110–116.
  • Ayers S, Wright DB Thornton A. (2018). Development of a measure of postpartum PTSD: The City Birth Trauma Scale. Frontiers in Psychiatry,  9: 409.
  • Handelzalts JE, Hairston IS, Matatyahu A. (2018). Construct Validity and Psychometric Properties of the Hebrew Version of the City Birth Trauma Scale. Frontiers in Psychology, 9: 1726.

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