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Quizzes for Abuse Survivors


Quizzes for abuse survivors

Mental Health (7)
Quizzes on things like depression, PTSD, dissociation, anger, etc.
Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory (PTCI) by E.B. Foa, A. Ehlers, D.M. Clark, D.F. Tolin, S.M Orsillo
36 questions evaluating how trauma has affected your beliefs about yourself and the world. Insightful results page with information on how our thinking patterns influence development of PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).
Locus of Control Scale by Rotter, J. B.
23 questions on whether you feel you have control over what happens to you or not. Results page explains how this might be relevant to your quality of life.
Dissociative Experiences Scale-II (DES-II) by Eve Bernstein Carlson, Ph.D. & Frank W. Putnam, M.D
28 questions measuring likelihood of you having a Dissociative Disorder such as DID/MPD. Not a diagnostic instrument, just a screening tool, but fairly interesting.
Depression Scale by Ivan K. Goldberg, M.D.
18 questions screening severity of your depression for the past week. Helpful for people struggling with mood disorders (such as Bipolar), to compare the scores over the time to see patterns.
Zung Anxiety Scale by Zung WWK
20 questions measuring the level of your anxiety over the past week. If you are already diagnosed with an Anxiety Disorder, this scale can be used as a tool to monitor your anxiety over the time and compare results.
Angry Cognitions Scale by Martin, R. C., & Dahlen, E. R.
54 questions measuring six thinking patterns angry people sometimes engage in. What you think of a situation directly affects how you feel about it, so being aware of your thoughts can be helpful at lowering the amount of unnecessary stress in your life and lives of those around you.
Attitudes Towards Self Quiz by Carver, C. S., La Voie, L., Kuhl, J., & Ganellen, R. J.
10 questions on how do you feel about and what do you think of yourself. Certain attitudes towards self are likely to cause depression, so this quiz measures these attitudes.
Daily Functioning (5)
Quizzes on things like coping mechanisms, motivation, procrastination, body awareness, etc
COPE Scale by Carver, C. S., Scheier, M. F., & Weintraub, J. K.
60 questions evaluating 15 coping methods people engage in when confronted with a stressful situation. Results page gives detailed explanations of each coping method and your score on it. There are no right or wrong coping methods, and obviously different situations require different coping styles - but this list can be useful to consider various methods available to you and whether you're happy with your coping style or would like to employ some of the other mechanisms to a further extent.
BIS/BAS Scales by Carver, C. S., & White, T. L.
24 questions evaluating what motivates you to act the way you do.
Procrastination Scale by C. Lay
20 questions screening your degree of procrastination.
Body Awareness Questionnaire by Shields, S.A., Mallory, M.E., & Simon, A.
18 questions measuring your sensitivity to normal, nonemotive body processes. Helps to know how aware are you of your body, as detachment is quite common after trauma such as abuse.
Daily Hassles Measure by Kohn, P. M., and J. E. Macdonald.
51 question evaluating the degree of stress in your life by checking various hassles people have. Can be helpful to keep a sober perspective on how stressful your life is objectively.
Relationships (6)
Quizzes on things like empathy, trust, codependency, hostility, alienation, etc
Empathy Quotient by Simon Baron-Cohen and Sally Wheelwright.
60 questions measuring your ability to tune into how someone else is feeling, or what they might be thinking. Empathy is important to interact effectively in the social world because it allows us to understand the intentions of others, predict their behavior, and experience an emotion triggered by their emotion.
Spann-Fisher Codependency Scale by Fischer, J., Spann, L., Crawford, D.
16 questions evaluating how codependent you are in your relationships. Codependency is very common among abuse survivors, so it's good to keep things in check.
Trust Within Close Interpersonal Relationships Scale by Rempel, Holmes & Zanna
17 questions evaluating three separate aspects trust, in relevance to your partner. Trust is something many abuse survivors struggle with, naturally, so it's good to think of how much you trust someone, and why.
Differential Loneliness Scale by Schmidt & Sermat
60 questions measuring how much connection do you have with people in various types of relationships. Feelings of loneliness are unfortunately common in abuse survivors, and this quiz helps you evaluate which areas of your social interactions could use a revamp.
Buss & Perry Aggression Scale by Buss, A. H., & Perry, M. P.
29 questions on four types of aggression people experience and exhibit. Find out how aggressive you are, and in what way.
Alienation Test by C. George Boeree
30 questions on how well do you feel you fit in the society, and which specific areas might need improvement. People feel alienated from others for six different reasons, this quiz provides you with scores for each and a detailed explanation with examples.
Research Studies (5)
All of these studies are conducted by an accredited professional, are anonymous, and participation is completely voluntary. We do not host or endorse them, and have no access to records of whether you participate in them or not, and what your answers are. we're simply linking to them here instead of allowing them on forums.
Young Adults' Coping with Traumatic Eventsby the Bowling Green State University
A questionnaire for those between 18 and 22 years old, focusing on how you have come to cope with stressful or traumatic experiences as a young adult, and your current emotional well-being. Takes about 40-60 minutes to complete and includes questions about your experiences with stressors, your coping strategies, and current emotions and experiences, as well as basic demographics (nothing personally identifying). This will help researches come up with ways to help young adults cope with trauma.
Dreaming After Traumaby University of Greensboro in North Carolina
Are you a survivor of Intimate Partner Violence and are you experiencing nightmares? Would you be willing to help with research to better understand the nightmares that occur after abuse? Your participation would be greatly appreciated and would help to create a better understanding of nightmares following abuse. It is hoped that with a better understanding of those nightmares, new approaches to treating them may be found. To participate in the study, you must be at least 21 years of age, have been out of an abusive relationship for at least 1 year, and be willing to take a survey written in English. This survey will take about 15 minutes to complete.
Domestic Violence Experience Questionnaireby Magee University in Northern Ireland
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a broad range of adverse life events on later adult well-being. The aim of this study is to promote the needs and interests of women and to improve service provision for them. The study involves the completion of a number of questionnaires which should take approximately 20 minutes, and is open to women between 18-65yo who have experienced any form of intimate partner violence.
Integrated Threat Theoryby University of Central Arkansas
The purpose of this research study is to measure people's perceptions of the mentally ill. The data from this research will be used to ascertain the relationship among those perceptions and to complete a research project for credit in the student investigator's independent research course. If you volunteer to participate in this study, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire about your age, gender, education, and perceptions of people who are mentally ill. The procedure will take approximately 20 minutes of your time. 18+
Sharing Your Experiences Online Surveyby School of Psychology, University of Southampton, England
The purpose of this study is to understand more about relationship experiences. You will firstly be asked to bring to mind a close other who you have known for at least 2 years. You will then be asked to recall a relationship experience with this person and to answer some questions about it. This study will take approximately 15-20 minutes. 18yo or older participants welcome.
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