Quizzes for abuse survivors
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.
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.
Quizzes on things like coping mechanisms, motivation, procrastination, body awareness, etc
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.
by Carver, C. S., & White, T. L.|
24 questions evaluating what motivates you to act the way you do.
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.
Quizzes on things like empathy, trust, codependency, hostility, alienation, etc
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.
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.
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.
|Adverse Childhood Experiences||by the University of Central Lancashire|
A 60min survey looking at childhood experiences (such as placement in care or adverse childhood experiences, including institutional abuse) and outcomes in adulthood (such as thoughts about yourself and others, and potential protective factors). The survey is open to anyone over 18, whether you've been abused as a child or not.
|The Response of Law Enforcement in Regards to Intimate Partner Violence on Male Victims within Heterosexual Relationships||by University of West Georgia, Department of Sociology|
A 20min survey to explore the connection between domestic violence and police response. An important part of the project is exploring how victims feel about the services offered/not offered to them.
|Childhood experiences and relationship dynamics||by the Leiden University, Netherlands|
A 35min questionnaire for those over 18 years old, aimed to gain a better understanding of how adverse childhood experiences may be related to specific personality characteristics and the way people connect with loved ones, deal with their emotions, and try to settle their differences in current or past close relationships.
|Young Adults' Coping with Traumatic Events||by 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 Trauma||by 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 Questionnaire||by 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.
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