Traumatic Event Assessment for PTSD
In your life, have you ever had any experience that was so frightening, horrible, or upsetting that, in the past month, you:
The PTSD screening is intended to help you determine the likelihood that you are affected by PTSD. This screening in no way should be taken as a diagnosis regardless of your results. For more information on PTSD, please call the confidential IWAP program at 866-554-4927.
If you believe you have PTSD, or are having thoughts of harming yourself or others or are functionally impaired, please call the IWAP program immediately at 866-554-4927. Help is available M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT.
Prins, A., Ouimette, P., Kimerling, R., Cameron, R. P., Hugelshofer, D. S., Shaw-Hegwer, J., Thrailkill, A., Gusman, F.D., Sheikh, J. I. (2004). The primary care PTSD screen (PC–PTSD): development and operating characteristics. Primary Care Psychiatry, 9, 9-14
Obtained with permission from: http://ncptsd.va.gov/ncmain/ncdocs/assmnts/the_primary_care_ptsd_screen_pcptsd.html
Confidential help is available
You're not alone. We're here to help. The Illinois Warrior Assistance Program is a free program for returning Veterans. Confidential assistance is available M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT. You can also ask a specialist. Call now – 866-554-IWAP (4927). If this is after hours and you are having thoughts of harming yourself or others, or are functionally impaired, please call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.
Created by Magellan Health Services staff; reviewed by Magellan clinical staff