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The International Trauma Questionnaire

  • Having upsetting dreams that replay part of the experience or are clearly related to the experience.
  • Having powerful images or memories that sometimes come into your mind in which you feel the experience is happening again in the here and now.
  • Being reminded of the experience and then spacing out for a while.
  • Having moments when you lost control and acted like you were back in the experience.
  • Having a memory of the experience come back to you that was so strong that you lost track of what was going on around you.
  • Reacting to people or situations as if you were back in the past experience.
  • Feeling very upset when something reminded you of the experience.
  • Having powerful images or memories that sometimes come into your mind in which you feel the experience is happening again in the here and now, even if only for a moment.
  • Avoiding internal reminders of the experience (for example, thoughts, feelings, or physical sensations).
  • Avoiding external reminders of the experience (for example, people, places, conversations, objects, activities, or situations).
  • Being “super-alert”, watchful, or on guard.
  • Feeling jumpy or easily startled.
  • I react intensely to things that don’t seem to affect other people so much.
  • When I am upset, it takes me a long time to calm down.
  • My feelings tend to be easily hurt.
  • I experience episodes of uncontrollable anger.
  • I do things that people have told me are dangerous or reckless.
  • I feel numb or emotionally shut down.
  • I am the kind of person who has difficulty experiencing feelings of pleasure or joy.
  • When I am under stress or confronted with reminders of my trauma, I often feel that the world is distant or that the world seems different.
  • When I am under stress or confronted with reminders of my trauma, I often feel outside my body or feel that there is something strange about my body.
  • I feel like a failure.
  • I feel worthless.
  • I often feel ashamed of myself whether it makes sense or not.
  • I feel guilty about things I have done or failed to do.
  • I feel distant or cut off from people.
  • I find it hard to stay emotionally close to people.
  • I avoid relationships because they end up being too difficult or painful.

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