- How often do you experience persistent feelings of unease, worry, or fear that interfere with your daily life?
a) Very often – anxiety is a regular part of my life.
b) Occasionally, there are moments of heightened anxiety.
c) Rarely, I generally feel calm and in control.
d) Almost never, anxiety doesn’t significantly impact me.
- Have you been through a traumatic event that still affects you emotionally and mentally?
a) Yes, the trauma continues to have a significant impact.
b) Possibly, there have been experiences that left me deeply affected.
c) Not really, I’ve managed to move on from past traumas.
d) No, I haven’t experienced such events.
- How often do you have intense reactions to situations that remind you of the traumatic event?
a) Very often – triggers often cause distressing reactions.
b) Sometimes, there are instances that evoke strong responses.
c) Rarely, I manage to handle triggers without extreme reactions.
d) Almost never, triggers don’t usually affect me.
- Have you noticed avoidance behaviors or patterns in response to reminders of the trauma?
a) Yes, I often go to great lengths to avoid anything related to the trauma.
b) Occasionally, I try to avoid triggers when possible.
c) Not really, I don’t actively avoid reminders.
d) No, avoidance behaviors are not a part of my coping.
- How has anxiety or traumatic experiences affected your relationships and social interactions?
a) My anxiety or trauma significantly impacts my relationships.
b) There have been challenges, but I work on managing them.
c) It hasn’t had a major impact on my social connections.
d) My relationships remain relatively unaffected.
Quiz Results: Reflect on Your Experience
- If you got mostly A: Your experience suggests potential signs of anxiety and complex PTSD (C-PTSD). Seeking professional support can be beneficial.
- If you got mostly B: While not diagnostic, there are signs that warrant reflection and self-care in managing your well-being.
- If you got mostly C: You exhibit healthy coping mechanisms and resilience, indicating effective management of anxiety and trauma.
- If you got mostly D: Your experiences suggest a relatively healthy approach to anxiety and trauma, with minimal disruption.
Please remember that this quiz is not a substitute for professional diagnosis. It’s intended for self-reflection purposes. If you suspect you’re struggling with anxiety or C-PTSD, consider seeking help from a mental health professional.