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PTSD Test

Use this PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) test to help determine if you have the symptoms of PTSD and whether you should seek a diagnosis or treatment for PTSD from a qualified doctor or mental health professional.

Instructions: If you suspect that you might suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, complete the following PTSD self-test by clicking the "yes or "no" boxes next to each question. Click the "score" button at the bottom for an interpretation of the results.


1 ) Have you experienced or been exposed to a traumatic event?
  Yes
No

2 ) During the traumatic event, did you experience or witness serious injury or death, or the threat of injury or death?
  Yes
No

3 ) During the traumatic event did you feel intense fear, helplessness, and/or horror?
  Yes
No

4 ) Do you regularly experience intrusive thoughts or images about the traumatic event?
  Yes
No

5 ) Do you sometimes feel like you are re-living the event or that it is happening all over again?
  Yes
No

6 ) Do you have recurrent nightmares or distressing dreams about the traumatic event?
  Yes
No

7 ) Do you feel intense distress when something reminds you of the traumatic event, whether it's something you think about or something in you see?
  Yes
No

8 ) Do you try to avoid thoughts, feelings, or conversations that remind you of the traumatic event?
  Yes
No

9 ) Do you try to avoid activities, people, or places that remind you of the traumatic event?
  Yes
No

10 ) Are you unable to remember something important about the traumatic event?
  Yes
No

11 ) Since the trauma took place, do you feel less interested in activities or hobbies that you once enjoyed?
  Yes
No

12 ) Since the trauma took place, do you feel distant from other people or have difficulty trusting them?
  Yes
No

13 ) Since the trauma took place, do you have difficulty experiencing or showing emotions?
  Yes
No

14 ) Do you feel that your future will not be "normal" -- that you won't have a career, marriage, children, or a normal life span?
  Yes
No

15 ) Since the traumatic event, have you had difficulty falling or staying asleep?
  Yes
No

16 ) Have you felt irritable or have you had outbursts of anger?
  Yes
No

17 ) Have you had difficulty concentrating, since the trauma?
  Yes
No

18 ) Do you feel guilty because others died or were hurt during the traumatic event but you survived it?
  Yes
No

19 ) Do you often feel jumpy or startle easily?
  Yes
No

20 ) Do you often feel hypervigilant, that is, are you constantly feeling and acting ready for any kind of threat?
  Yes
No

21 ) Have you been experiencing symptoms for more than one month?
  Yes
No

22 ) Do your symptoms interfere with normal routines, work or school, or social activities?
  Yes
No