If you think you may have PTSD, Psycho Tests strongly recommends that you consult a doctor or mental health professional immediately for a correct diagnosis.
This online Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Quiz is based upon the DSM-5 criteria for PTSD and has been developed to give you the ability to make short and simple self-assessment.
This quick PTSD screening test is made specifically for adults and teenagers older than 16 years.
You are able to take this PTSD quiz for someone else you know well (child, husband or boyfriend, girlfriend or wife). It is important to provide answers you think they’d give.
Answer the following questions to get an assessment on the likelihood that you or your loved one have symptoms of PTSD. All of your answers will be kept strictly confidential and anonymous.
Instructions: Below is a list of problems and complaints that people sometimes have in response to stressful life experiences. Please read each problem carefully, and indicate how much you`ve been bothered by that problem in the past month.
In the past month, how much were you bothered by:
Repeated, disturbing, and unwanted memories of the stressful experience?
Repeated, disturbing dreams of the stressful experience?
Suddenly feeling or acting as if the stressful experience were actually happening again (as if you were actually back there reliving it)?
Feeling very upset when something reminded you of the stressful experience?
Having strong physical reactions when something reminded you of the stressful experience (for example, heart pounding, trouble breathing, sweating)?
Avoiding memories, thoughts, or feelings related to the stressful experience?
Avoiding external reminders of the stressful experience (for example, people, places, conversations, activities, objects, or situations)?
Trouble remembering important parts of the stressful experience?
Having strong negative beliefs about yourself, other people, or the world (for example, having thoughts such as: I am bad, there is something seriously wrong with me, no one can be trusted, the world is completely dangerous)?
Blaming yourself or someone else for the stressful experience or what happened after it?