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.

Repeated, disturbing memories, thoughts, or images of a stressful experience from the past?
Feeling very upset when something reminded you of a stressful experience from the past?
Avoid activities or situations because they remind you of a stressful experience from the past?
Feeling distant or cut off from other people?
Feeling irritable or having angry outbursts?
Having difficulty concentrating?

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This interactive PTSD quiz is based upon the DSM-5 criteria for PTSD and has been structured in a manner to allow for a short and simple self-assessment. If you think you may have PTSD, PsyCom strongly recommends that you seek help from a doctor in order to receive a proper diagnosis and support. If you are taking the quiz for someone else such as a husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, parent, or child, you should provide answers you think they’d supply. Ideally, you’ll have the loved one complete the test themselves and take the results to a doctor or licensed professional.

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2020