Childhood Trauma Assessment

Have you experienced a traumatic event during your childhood? Have you gone through nightmares or disturbing flashbacks related to the particular event? Have you felt neglected as a child? Or, do you find it challenging to trust and talk freely with others due to your adverse childhood experiences? Take this Childhood Trauma Assessment and know whether you have experienced similar trauma during childhood.

What is Childhood Trauma?

Childhood trauma refers to experiences of highly distressing or adverse events that occur during childhood. These events can be physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, neglect, witnessing violence, or the loss of a loved one, among others.

Childhood trauma can have long-lasting and profound effects on a person’s emotional, psychological, and physical well-being, potentially impacting their development, relationships, and overall quality of life. Examples of childhood trauma can include:

  • Being subjected to physical harm or violence by a caregiver or family member
  • Experiencing unwanted sexual contact or exploitation during childhood
  • Witnessing horrific natural disaster and major accident during childhood
  • Lack of adequate care, supervision, or emotional support from caregivers
  • Experiencing the death of a parent, sibling, or close family member during childhood

Instructions For Taking Childhood Trauma Assessment

Below is a list of statements related to the traumatic experiences of an individual during childhood. Please read each statement carefully and rate the extent to which these are relevant to you.

Please note: This  childhood trauma test is a self-assessment and not a diagnostic test.

No. of questions – 15