The reactions listed below sometimes arise after a traumatic event. Symptoms of PTSD can only manifest if you have experienced trauma of actual or threatened death; suffered or witnessed serious injury or sexual assault. This questionnaire relates to your current psychological complaints as a result of a traumatic event you experienced. The self-test is not a substitute for a psychologist’s diagnosis. However, it can be referred to as an indication that you may have PTSD and whether you can sign up for our PTSD treatment. Please indicate with ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ whether you have experienced the following symptoms at least twice in the past week:
- Disturbing thoughts or memories of the event that cross your mind against your will.
- Disturbing dreams about the event.
- Acting or feeling as if the event were happening again..
- Becoming distressed by things that remind you of the event.
- Physical reactions (such as rapid heartbeat, upset stomach /nausea, sweating, dizziness) when you are reminded of the event.
- Difficulty falling asleep or waking up too early.
- Irritability or tantrums.
- Having trouble concentrating.
- Increased awareness of potential dangers to yourself and others.
- Being tense or frightened by something unexpected.