PTSD Test (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Test)

This free PTSD test (post-traumatic stress disorder test) is for informational purposes only. This PTSD test is not intended to diagnose or treat any mental illness, and should not take the place of evaluation by a licensed behavioral healthcare professional. Contact the Anxiety Treatment Center of Austin for a free phone consultation with a licensed psychologist.

Do you avoid being reminded of the experience by staying away from certain places, people or activities?


Have you lost interest in activities that were once important or enjoyable?


Have you begun to feel more distant or isolated from other people?


Do you find it hard to feel love or affection for other people?


Have you begun to feel that there is no point in planning for the future?


Have you had more trouble than usual falling or staying asleep?


Do you become jumpy or easily startled by ordinary noise or movements?


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Adapted from: Breslau, N., Peterson, E. Kessler, R & Schultz, L. (1999) Short screening scale for DSM-IV PTSD. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156, 908-911.