Trauma Test

While you were growing up, during your first 18 years of life…
1. Did a parent or other adult in the household often…
Swear at you, insult you, put you down, or humiliate you OR act in a way that made you afraid that you might be physically hurt?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
2. Did a parent or other adult in the household often… Push, grab, slap or throw something at you OR ever hit you so hard that you had marks or were injured?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
3. Did an adult or person at least 5 years older than you ever… Touch or fondle you or have you touch their body in a sexual way OR try to actually have sexual relations with you?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
4. Did you often feel that… No one in your family loves you or thought you were important or special OR your family didn’t look out for each other, feel close to each other, or support each other?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
5. Did you often feel that… You didn’t have enough to eat, had to wear dirty clothes, and had no one to protect you OR Your parents were too drunk or high to take care of you or take you to the doctor if you needed it?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
6. Were your parents ever separated or divorced?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
7. Was your mother or stepmother often pushed, grabbed, slapped, or had something thrown at her OR Sometimes or often kicked, bitten, hit with a fist, or hit with something hard OR Ever repeatedly hit over at least a few minutes or threatened with a gun or knife?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
8. Did you live with anyone who was a problem drinker or alcoholic or who used street drugs?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
9. Was a household member depressed or mentally ill or did a household member attempt suicide?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
10. Did a household member go to prison?
Yes No If yes enter 1____
Now add up your “Yes” answers:______
Even though you IF YOU SCORE HIGHER THAN 4 you have experienced trauma