The following questions may be helpful in identifying whether you are experiencing some of the most common signs of Post Traumatic Stress. They are not intended to replace a professional diagnosis.
PTSD occurs following a disturbing or traumatic event. Symptoms often show in the first few months, but for some, the signs are not experienced for several months or even years following the event.
This test is designed for people over 18 only. Please do not take the test if you are aged under 18.
There is no need to be ashamed if you are having a tough time. Answer the questions as honestly as possible.
No one will see your test results but you. Unless you choose to save or share them.
When answering the following questions please consider how they have applied to you in the last month or so.
Adapted from: Weiss,D.S. & Marmar,C.R. The impact of event scale-revised. in Wilson,J.P. & Kean,T.M. (eds.) Assessing psychological trauma and PTSD: a practitioner’s handbook (ch 15). N.Y: Guildford, 1995