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    Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5 (PC-PTSD-5)

    Screens for PTSD in primary care populations.


    Use this tool to screen for PTSD in your primary care patient. If the screen is positive, further assessment is necessary.

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    Dr. Annabel Prins

    About the Creator

    Annabel Prins, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the San José State University in California. She is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Prins’s primary research is focused on PTSD and increasing awareness of it in non-mental health settings.

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