PTSD & Depression


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Which of the following is not a symptom of PTSD?

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Rick was walking his dog, Buddy, when Buddy was hit by a car and died instantly. Buddy was Rick's best friend for 10 years. Rick has vivid memories that play back in his head over and over about the accident. He thinks that it was his fault Buddy was hit. He has stopped going outdoors all together and feels embarrassed that he is experiencing PTSD from this event.

Which of the following is not an evident reason that Rick may be experiencing depression with his PTSD?

2. Which of the following symptoms, indicating low mood or alteration in thoughts, is not in the criteria for PTSD?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and corresponding worksheet, measure your understanding of PTSD and depression. Topics discussed in the quiz include symptoms of PTSD and the contributing factors to depression in PTSD.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass the quiz, you will need to answer questions that focus on:

  • Symptoms of depression
  • PTSD criteria, specifically when dealing with low mood or alteration in thoughts
  • An example of an event that would trigger PTSD and why an individual would experience depression with his PTSD after that event

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about PTSD and depression in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding depression in PTSD and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of PTSD and depression

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called PTSD & Depression. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define PTSD and depression
  • Read about the connection between PTSD and depression
  • Discuss how a soldier who deploys to a war zone may experience PTSD