This section provides information on how PTSD is diagnosed. A health care provider or evaluator will give you a PTSD screen or assessment. This means you will be asked questions to better understand and measure your PTSD symptoms.
For more detailed information about specific PTSD screens or measures, see the Assessment Overview page in the "Professional" section of the website.
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The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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Last updated June 25, 2014