• Instructions: Below is a list of problems and complaints that people sometimes have in response to stressful life experiences. Please read each one carefully, then select one of the answers to the right to indicate how much you have been bothered by that problem IN THE PAST MONTH.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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The PCITS is a 17item self-report measure covering Ne 17 Dsm-IV symptoms of PM. It is a version of the PCL-C Nat asks about a specific identified “stressful experience”. (as opposed to stressful experiences in general, as in the PCL-C).

Special Instructions

The patient should answer the questions with respect to the trauma Ney experienced, not as an indicator of the general distress they might be feeling

Scores Produced

Total (17-85)
B items (0-5)
C items (0-7)
D Items (0-5)


It is a positive screen if all of the following are true:
B Items score is greater than or equal to 1, AND
C Items score is greater than or equal to 3, AND
D Items score is greater than or equal to 2, AND
Total meets or exceeds an established cut-off (see 2nd reference)