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Below are three assessment tools, you do not need to complete all three however you can if you wish.

When you submit an assessment the contact details will be sent to PTSD Essex.

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PTSD Assessment (PCL-5)
Repeated, disturbing, and unwanted memories of the stressful experience?
Repeated, disturbing dreams of the stressful experience?
Suddenly feeling or acting as if the stressful experience were actually happening again (as if you were actually back there reliving it)?
Feeling very upset when something reminded you of the stressful experience?
Having strong physical reactions when something reminded you of the stressful experience (for example, heart pounding, trouble breathing, sweating)?
Avoiding memories, thoughts, or feelings related to the stressful experience?
Avoiding external reminders of the stressful experience (for example, people, places, conversations, activities, objects, or situations)?
Trouble remembering important parts of the stressful experience?
Having strong negative beliefs about yourself, other people, or the world (for example, having thoughts such as: I am bad, there is something seriously wrong with me, no one can be trusted, the world is completely dangerous)?
Blaming yourself or someone else for the stressful experience or what happened after it?
Having strong negative feelings such as fear, horror, anger, guilt, or shame?
Loss of interest in activities that you used to enjoy?
Feeling distant or cut off from other people?
Trouble experiencing positive feelings (for example, being unable to feel happiness or have loving feelings for people close to you)?
Irritable behavior, angry outbursts, or acting aggressively?
Taking too many risks or doing things that could cause you harm?
Being “superalert” or watchful or on guard?
Feeling jumpy or easily startled?
Having difficulty concentrating?
Trouble falling or staying asleep?
Depression Assessment (PHQ-9)
Over the last two weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems?
1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things
2. Feeling down, depressed or hopeless
. Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much
4. Feeling tired or having little energy
5. Poor appetite or overeating
6. Feeling bad about yourself -- or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down
7. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television
8. Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or the opposite -- being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving arounda lot more than usual
9. Thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way
If you checked off any problems, how difficult have these problems made it for you to do your job, take care of things at home, or get along with other people?
Anxiety Assessment (GAD-7)
Over the last two weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems?
Feeling nervous, anxious or on edge
Not being able to stop or control worrying
Worrying too much about different things
Trouble Relaxing
5. Being so restless that it is hard to sit still
6. Becoming easily annoyed or irritable
7. Feeling afraid as if something awful might happen

PCL-5 assessment developed by Weathers, Litz, Keane, Palmieri, Marx & Schnurr.

PHQ-9 and GAD-7 assessments developed by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke.

Hi Mark, Just a little message to say thank you for yesterday. The weather was good, the company was good and the event was an inspiration. I came away after a very bad week as if I had just taken a pick me up. I got home saw Alfie and had a nice pot of tea in a china cup and the world felt more normal than it had for a while. So once again thank you.

Steven (age 51)

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