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Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This online Personal Resilience Test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain your scores on the Resilience Scale, as published in the International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.

2. Validity and reliability. Empirical testing has shown the validity of the Adult Resilience Scale. The evidence has been published in the scientific journals and the model has been shown to exhibit good scientific validity.

3. Statistical controls. Test scores are logged into an anonymized database. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.

4. Made by professionals. The authors of this free online dark core test are certified in the use of numerous personality tests and have worked professionally with psychology, including corporate and personality testing.

Personal Resilience Test

Based on the work of psychologists Friborg and Barlaug, the Personal Resilience Test measures a person’s robustness and ability to remain clear-headed in stressful and dangerous situations. The test is used in police and the military, as well as for job interviews connected to high-profile jobs.

What is your resilience score? For each of the following items, indicate how well it applies to you below.

Question 1 of 30

I manage to come to terms with the events in my life that I cannot control or influence.

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The IDR-PRT© is not the equivalent of, or to be confused with, the Resilience Scale for Adults (RSA).

The IDR-PRT© is the property of IDR Labs International. The RSA is the property of the International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.

The IDR-PRT is a widely-used index and instrument for measuring an individual’s level of resilience. Recent concerns regarding the validity of its scales have arisen, but the construct has developed its scales to work in settings like police, the military, and correctional facilities. The original concept is well-known, however more modern, peer-reviewed replications of the original work have time and again found a high degree of reliability and scientific validity. The constructs that comprise the empirical basis of the instrument are sound. The original concept of resilience has been shown to hold up. The modern findings on the RSA suggest that the IDR-PRT is a valid instrument for assessing the respondent’s level of personal resilience. Factor analysis of the RSA has repeatedly revealed that the test is accurate in testing for resilience (reflecting frequency and magnitude of resilience responses) as well as the range of coping techniques that the respondent is likely to muster and the individual’s ability to withstand stress.

Although all are designed to measure individual resilience in adults, the IDR-PRT© should not be confused with the RSA, as published by the International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. However, all are professionally-designed personality tests (or inventories) meant for measuring propensities and states related to adult resilience and coping. The IDR-PRT© is the property of IDR Labs International. The RSA is the property of the International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. The authors of this online personality test are certified in the use of numerous personality tests and have worked professionally with psychology and personality testing. The results of our online personal resilience test are provided "as-is", and should not be construed as providing professional or certified advice of any kind. For more on our online personality test, please consult our Terms of Service.