PTSD Screening Quiz

Do I have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Take this quiz to find out

DISCLAIMER:
****This is NOT an official diagnosing tool****

PTSD Screening Quiz – By Psych Central Research Team

This quick Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) screening quiz offered by Hope and Healing Counseling Center, LLC in North Augusta, SC is used to help determine if you might benefit from trauma counseling to address your past abuse or other traumatic event.

Instructions: Below is a list of problems and complaints that people sometimes have in response to stressful life experiences. Please read each one carefully, and indicate how much you’ve been bothered by that problem in the past month.

1. Repeated, disturbing memories, thoughts, or images of a stressful experience from the past?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

2. Feeling very upset when something reminded you of a stressful experience from the past?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

3. Avoid activities or situations because they remind you of a stressful experience from the past?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

4. Feeling distant or cut off from other people?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

5. Feeling irritable or having angry outbursts?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

6. Having difficulty concentrating?

​ Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

Very Often

Scoring

Add points for each answer>

Never 1 point

Rarely 2 points

Sometimes 3 points

Often 4 points

Very Often 5 points

Total your score __________

Scoring Key

14 or up PTSD likely

10-13 PTSD possible

0-9 PTSD not likely

PTSD Likely

People who’ve scored similarly to you on this quiz for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often qualify for the diagnosis of PTSD. When symptoms of PTSD are this severe, they tend to impact a person’s everyday life, making normal activities — like work or school — a real hardship. Keeping one’s focus and concentration on the task at hand can be a real challenge for people who’ve scored similarly to this.

This is not a diagnostic quiz or professional assessment, however, so please do not take these quiz results as a recommendation for treatment for PTSD. However, some people who take this quiz find it beneficial to talk about their symptoms with their doctor or a mental health professional (such as a psychologist). Only a properly-trained physician or professional can diagnosis a mental health concern.

PTSD Possible

People who’ve scored similarly to you on this quiz for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may sometimes qualify for the diagnosis of PTSD. When symptoms of PTSD are in this range, they may sometimes impact a person’s everyday life, making normal activities — like work or school — more challenging than for others. Keeping one’s focus and concentration on the task at hand can sometimes be difficult for people who’ve scored similarly to this.

This is not a diagnostic quiz or professional assessment, however, so please do not take these quiz results as a recommendation for treatment for PTSD. However, some people who take this quiz find it beneficial to talk about their symptoms with their doctor or a mental health professional (such as a psychologist). Only a properly-trained physician or professional can diagnosis a mental health concern.

PTSD unlikely

People who’ve scored similarly to you on this quiz for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rarely qualify for a diagnosis of PTSD. While it’s possible you might suffer some mild traits associated with this disorder, it is unlikely that you have it.

This is not a diagnostic quiz or professional assessment, however, so please do not take these quiz results as a recommendation for treatment.

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