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PTSD Test

PSTD
PTSD Test

If you have encountered a painful or upsetting event, loss, friendship, take our PTSD test to find out. This free test should help you understand more about the condition and determine if you have symptoms.

Learn More About PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), also commonly known as battle fatigue syndrome or shell shock, is a mental health condition triggered by traumatic or terrifying events, which are either witnessed or experienced.

It is an anxiety disorder that may lead to feelings of intense fear, intrusive thoughts, helplessness, flashbacks, and nightmares. It has been observed that rescue workers, emergency personnel, and loved ones of victims often tend to develop this condition. Post-traumatic stress disorder is also highly common in war veterans and hence, it was formerly known as battle fatigue. Usually, people who live through traumatic events have trouble coping with their thoughts and feelings for some time. But if the symptoms become worse and last for months or even years, then it’s a clear sign that he/she is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Although the exact cause of post-traumatic stress disorder is not yet known, it is believed that a combination of different factors, such as genetic, psychological, social and physical factors, may contribute to the onset of this disorder. Treatment for PTSD is a multidimensional approach involving psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions. Treatment is critical for people showing signs of PTSD.

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Instructions:

Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people who have PTSD. Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past few months.

Approx time – 5 minutes
No. of questions – 10