Instruction to patient: Below is a list of problems and complaints that veterans sometimes have in response to stressful life experiences. Please read each one carefully, and choose the option that indicates how much you have been bothered by that problem in the last month.

1Repeated, disturbing memories, thoughts, or images of a stressful experience from the past?
2Repeated, disturbing dreams of a stressful experience from the past?
3Suddenly acting or feeling as if a stressful experience were happening again (as if you were reliving it)?
4Feeling very upset when something reminded you of a stressful experience from the past?
5Having physical reactions (e.g., heart pounding, trouble breathing, or sweating) when something reminded you of a stressful experience from the past?
6Avoid thinking about or talking about a stressful experience from the past or avoid having feelings related to it?
7Avoid activities or situations because they remind you of a stressful experience from the past?
8Trouble remembering important parts of a stressful experience from the past?
9Loss of interest in things that you used to enjoy?
10Feeling distant or cut off from other people?
11Feeling emotionally numb or being unable to have loving feelings for those close to you?
12Feeling as if your future will somehow be cut short?
13Trouble falling or staying asleep?
14Feeling irritable or having angry outbursts?
15Having difficulty concentrating?
16Being `super alert` or watchful on guard?
17Feeling jumpy or easily startled?