Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Children and Youth)

Scoring Key
No scoring key is defined for this screening tool.

Using a cutoff of 5, the CTSQ is sensitive to predict distressing PTSD symptoms with a sensitivity of 85%, and a specificity of 75%. Reference: Kenardy et al., Screening for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children After Accidental Injury, Pediatrics, 118(3): 1002-1009, Sep 2006.