PC-PTSD-5 Form

Description:

  • The Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5 (PC-PTSD-5) is a 5-item screen designed to identify individuals with probable PTSD. Those screening positive require further assessment, preferably with a structured interview.

Scoring:

  • The measure begins with an item designed to assess whether the respondent has had any exposure to traumaticevents. If a respondent denies exposure, the PC-PTSD-5 is complete with a score of 0.
  • If a respondent indicates a trauma history – experiencing a traumatic event over the course of his or her life – the respondent is instructed to answer five additional yes/no questions (see below) about how that trauma has affected him or her over the past month.
  • Preliminary results from validation studies suggest that the PC-PTSD-5 should be considered “positive” (i.e., the patient has probable PTSD) if the total score for the five questions about how a traumatic event has affected him or her over the past month is three or more.

PC-PTSD-5

Sometimes things happen to people that are unusually or especially frightening, horrible, or traumatic. For example:

  • a serious accident or fire
  • a physical or sexual assault or abuse
  • an earthquake or flood
  • a war
  • seeing someone be killed or seriously injured
  • having a loved one die through homicide or suicide.

Have you ever experienced this kind of event?

YES | NO

  • If no, screen total = 0. Please stop here.
  • If yes, please answer the questions below.

In the past month, have you…


 

 

SCREENING TOTAL:

* See above for what you score means

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