How to Use
- 4-item screen designed for use in primary care and other medical settings
- Currently used to screen for PTSD in veterans at the VA
How to Score
Should be considered "positive" if a patient answers "yes" to any three items.
Prins A et al. (2003). The primary care PTSD screen (PC-PTSD): development and operating characteristics. Primary Care Psychiatry, 9, 9-14; Prins, A el at. (2004). The primary care PTSD screen (PC-PTSD): Corrigendum. Primary Care Psychiatry, 9,151.