Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Quiz

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Quiz

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Coping with a traumatic event such as the attacks of Sept. 11 can be difficult. Take our quiz to learn more about post-traumatic stress disorder and where to get more information.
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Quiz

Since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, Americans have felt more frightened. The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been traumatic for many soldiers and their families. Hurricane Katrina has still not faded from the memories of those who were displaced or experienced significant losses. In this context, questions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are very relevant. Take our quiz to learn more about post-traumatic stress disorder.

1. Everyone is equally susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

True
False

2. Terror attacks or wartime events are more likely to cause post-traumatic stress disorder than natural events, such as tornadoes, earthquakes or hurricanes.

True
False

3. Normal reactions to a traumatic event include anger, shock, guilt, nightmares, headaches and the inability to concentrate.

True
False

4. Post-traumatic stress disorder usually occurs immediately after a traumatic event.

True
False

5. Mental health professionals recommend that you should not try to cope with and reduce traumatic stress on your own.

True
False

6. Many people who have experienced a traumatic event do not believe they need help coping with their reactions.

True
False

7. It's always best to avoid discussing a traumatic event with your child; it will only make him or her upset again for no reason.

True
False

 

 

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Last updated December 02, 2009


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