Do you suffer from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? Take our online self assessment to find out!
Answer the following questions "YES" or "NO" then click the "Do I Have PTSD?" button.
Question Response
1. Have you experienced or witnessed an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of yourself or others?
2. When this event happened, did you feel intense fear, helplessness, or horror?  
3. Do you experience recurrent and intrusive distressing memories, images, or thoughts of the event?
4. Do you experience recurrent distressing dreams of the event?
5. Do you sometimes act or feel as if the event were happening again?
6. Do you feel very distressed or anxious when you see or hear something that reminds you of the event?
7. Do you get strong physical sensations of anxiety (like racing heart, rapid breathing, sweating) when you see or hear something that reminds you of the event?
8. Do you go out of your way to avoid thoughts, feelings, or conversations associated with the event?
9. Do you go out of your way to avoid activities, places, or people that arouse recollections of the event?
10. Are you unable to recall an important aspect of the event?
11. Have you lost interest in significant activities?
12. Do you feel detached or estranged from others?
13. Do you feel emotionally "numb", or like you are unable to feel certain feelings?
14. Do you have a sense that your future will be bleak or short?
15. Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep?
16. Do you have irritability or outbursts of anger?
17. Do you have difficulty concentrating?
18. Are you constantly "on guard" or watchful for danger?
19. Are you "jumpy" or do you get startled easily?
20. Have you experienced these problems for more than one month?
21. Do these problems cause you to feel very distressed, anxious, or upset?
22. Do these problems impair your social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning?
(for a paper version of this assessment, click here)
Note: This questionnaire is for informational purposes only and is not intended to function as a psychological or psychiatric assessment.  Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders requires a careful evaluation by a trained professional. Click here to learn how to get help for this condition at the Anxiety Disorders Center.

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