PTSD Self-Assessment

Is it possible that I have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is an anxiety problem that develops in some people after extremely traumatic events, such as combat, crime, an accident or natural disaster. To learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors visit Education and Resources Page for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

PTSD Self Test

Is it possible that I have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is an anxiety problem that develops in some people after extremely traumatic events, such as combat, crime, an accident or natural disaster. To learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors visit Education and Resources Page for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

INSTRUCTIONS: Below is a list of problems and complaints that people sometimes have in response to stressful experiences. Please read each one carefully. Select the response that indicates how much you have been bothered by that problem in the past month.

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

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  2. Repeated, disturbing dreams of a stressful experience?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  3. Suddenly acting or feeling as if a stressful experience were happening again(as if you were reliving it)?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  4. Feeling very upset when something reminded you of a stressful experience?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

0% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Page to learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. Having physical reactions (e.g., heart pounding, trouble breathing, sweating) when something reminded you of a stressful experience?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  2. Avoiding thinking about or talking about a stressful experience or avoiding having feelings related to it?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  3. Avoiding activities or situations because they reminded you of a stressful experience?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  4. Trouble remembering important parts of a stressful experience?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

25% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Page to learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. Loss of interest in activities that you used to enjoy?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  2. Feeling distant or cut off from other people?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  3. Feeling emotionally numb or being unable to have loving feelings for those close to you?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  4. Feeling as if your future will somehow be cut short?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

50% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Page to learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. Trouble falling or staying asleep?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  2. Feeling irritable or having angry outbursts?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  3. Having difficulty concentrating?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  4. Being “super-alert” or watchful or on guard?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

  5. Feeling jumpy or easily startled?

    Not at all     A little bit     Moderately     Quite a bit     Extremely

75% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Page to learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

 
 

Note: This assessment was created by Weathers, Litz, Huska, and Keane (1994); National Center for PTSD – Behavioral Science Division. This is a government document in the public domain.

 

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Page to learn more about PTSD and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page