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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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IDLabelNCSRNLAASNSAL
V03585Age when event, PT55 happenedPT55CPT55CPT55C
V03586Duration situation, PT55PT55D1PT55D1PT55D1
V03587Unit time PT55D1PT55D2PT55D2PT55D2
V03590Age at most upsetting traumatic event not reportedPT57A1PT57A1PT57A1
V03591INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT57A1_2PT57A1_2
V03592Duration of traumatic event not reportedPT57A2PT57A2*PT57A2
V03593Unit time traumatic event not reportedPT57A3PT57A3PT57A3
V03594TOTAL EVENT TYPE RECORDEDPT58APT58A
V03595RANDOMLY ASSIGNED EVENT TYPEPT58BPT58B
V03596TOTAL # RANDOM EVENT OCCUREDPT58CPT58C
V03597(RANDOM) OCCURRENCE OF RANDOM EVENTPT58DPT58D
V03600Random event occurrencePT59A2
V03601Age RANDOM EVENTPT59B
V03602Age at time of random eventPT59B_5PT59B_5
V03603INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT58)PT60
V03604INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT58)PT61
V03605INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT61
V03606Post-traumatic stress following single traumatic experiencePT62
V03607Post-traumatic stress for 30+ days after worst traumatic expPT62_1PT62_1PT62_1
V03608Post-traumatic stress following traumatic experiencesPT62_INTRO2PT62_INTPT62A*
V03609Post-traumatic stress-2-3 traumatic expPT62_INTRO3PT62_IN2PT62B*
V03610Post-traumatic stress-3+ traumatic expPT62_INTRO4PT62_IN3PT62C*
V03611INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (R ID#)PT63
V03612INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT63
V03613INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT63_5
V03614INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT63_6
V03615One event more stressful/upsetting than othersPT63_7
V03616Event that led to most problemsPT64PT64PT64*
V03617Age at worst eventPT64APT64APT64A
V03618INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT59,PT64)PT65
V03619RANDOM EVENT: [(RANDOM EVENT)]PT66
V03620During worst event- felt terrified/very frightenedPT67PT67PT67*
V03621During worst event- felt helplessPT67APT67APT67A
V03622During worst event-felt shock or horrifiedPT67BPT67BPT67B
V03623During worst event-felt numb PT67CPT67CPT67C
V03624Tried not to think about worst event in following wks/mths/yrsPT68PT68*PT68*
V03625Purposely avoided reminder of worst eventPT69PT69PT69*
V03626Unable to remember details of worst eventPT70PT70PT70*
V03627Lost interest in enjoyable things after worst eventPT71PT71PT71*
V03628Emotionally distant after worst eventPT72PT72PT72*
V03629Trouble feeling love/happy/warmth to others after worst eventPT73PT73PT73*
V03630No future plan because would be cut short after worst eventPT74PT74PT74*
V03631INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT(PT68-PT74)PT75
V03632INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT75
V03634Had repeated unwanted memory of worst eventPT86PT86PT86*
V03635Had repeated unpleasant dreams after worst eventPT87PT87PT87*
V03636Had flashbacks after worst event happeningPT88PT88PT88*
V03637Upset when reminded of worst eventPT89PT89PT89*
V03638Had physical reactions when reminded of worst eventPT90PT90PT90*
V03639INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT91PT91
V03641Trouble sleeping during most affected time after worst eventPT102PT102PT102*
V03642Irritable during most affected time after worst eventPT103PT103PT103*
V03643Trouble concentrate during most affect time after worst eventPT104PT104PT104*
V03644More alert during most affected time after worst eventPT105PT105PT105*
V03645Jumpy during most affected time after worst eventPT106PT106PT106*
V03646INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT107PT107
V03648Duration continued reactions to worst eventPT110APT110APT110A
V03649Unit time continued reactions to worst eventPT110BPT110BPT110B
V03650Reactions to worst event continued over 1 monthPT110CPT110CPT110C
V03651INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT111PT111
V03653Frequency of intense reactions to worst eventPT113PT113PT113
V03655Amount of distress caused by reactions to worst eventPT114PT114PT114
V03656Amount worst event reactions disrupt/interfere with daily lifePT115PT115PT115
V03657INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT116PT116
V03659Next questions refer RANDOM EVENTPT118PT118
V03660Age at RANDOM EVENTPT119
V03661Correct age at random eventPT119APT119A
V03663Age at random event (2)PT120PT120
V03664Correct age at random eventPT120APT120A
V03666INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT121A_1
V03667RAND/OTH EVNT link:1st mentionPT121A01PT121A01
V03678RAND/OTH EVNT link:2nd mentionPT121A02PT121A02
V03689RAND/OTH EVNT link:3rd mentionPT121A03PT121A03
V03691RAND/OTH EVNT link:4th mentionPT121A04PT121A04
V03692RAND/OTH EVNT link:5th mentionPT121A05PT121A05
V03693RAND/OTH EVNT link:6th mentionPT121A06PT121A06
V03694RAND/OTH EVNT link:7th mentionPT121A07PT121A07
V03695RAND/OTH EVNT link:8th mentionPT121A08PT121A08
V03696RAND/OTH EVNT link:9th mentionPT121A09PT121A09
V03668RAND/OTH EVNT link:10th mentionPT121A10PT121A10
V03669RAND/OTH EVNT link:11th mentionPT121A11PT121A11
V03670RAND/OTH EVNT link:12th mentionPT121A12PT121A12
V03671RAND/OTH EVNT link:13th mentionPT121A13PT121A13
V03672RAND/OTH EVNT link:14th mentionPT121A14PT121A14
V03673RAND/OTH EVNT link:15th mentionPT121A15PT121A15
V03674RAND/OTH EVNT link:16th mentionPT121A16PT121A16
V03675RAND/OTH EVNT link:17th mentionPT121A17PT121A17
V03697random event linked PT67-Pt74PT121B
V03698INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT121C
V03699# of R's random event typePT122PT122
V03903During random event-felt terrified/very frightenedPT207PT207
V03904INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT207_0
V03905Had emotional problems after random eventPT207_1PT207_1
V03906Reactions to random event last 30 days or more PT207_2PT207_2
V03907During random event-felt helplessPT207APT207A
V03908During random event-shocked/horrifiedPT207BPT207B
V03909During random event-felt numbPT207CPT207C
V03910Tried not to think about random event wks/mths/yrs afterPT208PT208*
V03911Purposely avoid reminders of random eventPT209PT209
V03912Unable to remember details of random eventPT210PT210
V03913Lost interest in things previously enjoyed after random eventPT211PT211
V03914Felt emotionally distant from others after random eventPT212PT212
V03915Trouble feeling normal feelings for others after random eventPT213PT213
V03916No future plan after random eventPT214PT214
V03917INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT208-PT214)PT215
V03920Time frame reactions began after random eventPT217APT217A
V03921Unit time, PT217APT217BPT217B
V03922# weeks/years had reactions after random eventPT218APT218A
V03923Unit time had reactions after random event, PT218APT218BPT218B
V03924Reactions occurred at least a month(PT218a)PT218C
V03925Freq most intense reactions occurredPT219PT219
V03926Severity of distress reactions caused youPT220PT220
V03927Extent to which reactions interfered with daily lifePT221PT221
V03928Had repeated unwanted memories of random eventPT222PT222*
V03929Had repeated unpleasant dreams about random eventPT223PT223
V03930Had flashbacks of random eventPT224PT224
V03931Upset when reminded of random eventPT225PT225
V03932Had physial reaction when reminded of random eventPT226PT226
V03933INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT222-PT226)PT227
V03934How soon afer random event reactions occurredPT228APT228A
V03935Unit time, PT228APT228BPT228B
V03936Duration of GRP2 reactions to random eventPT229APT229A
V03937Unit time, PT229APT229BPT229B
V03938Reactions cont'd at least 1 mth after random event (PT229a)PT229C
V03939Frequency GRP2 most intense reactions occurredPT230PT230
V03940Distress reactions to random event caused youPT231PT231
V03941Extent to which reactions interfered with daily lifePT232PT232
V03942Trouble sleeping during most affected time after random eventPT233PT233*
V03943More irritable during most affected time after random eventPT234PT234
V03944Trouble concentrate during most affected time after rand evntPT235PT235
V03945More alert/watchful during most affected time after rand evntPT236PT236
V03946Jumpy during most affected time after random eventPT237PT237
V03947INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT233-PT237)PT238
V03948How soon after RAND EVENT have reactionsPT239APT239A
V03949Unit time, PT239APT239BPT239B
V03950Duration continued reactions to random eventPT240APT240A
V03951Unit time, PT240APT240BPT240B
V03952Reactions to random event continued(PT240a) month +PT240C
V03953Frequency of intense reaction times after random eventPT241PT241
V03954Severity of distress reactions caused youPT242PT242
V03955Extent to which reactions interfered with daily lifePT243PT243
V03956INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT238)PT244
V03958Ever talk professional about reaction RAND EVENTPT246PT246
V03957Talked to professional about reactions to event in past yrPT246
V03959Age 1st talk professional about reactionPT246APT246A
V03960Ever see med dr for worst eventPT246A
V03961Tried to get professional help for reactions to eventPT246B
V03962Reasons didn't get professional help-1st mentionPT246C1
V03963Reasons didn't get professional help-2nd mentionPT246C2
V039641st time saw professional for reactions to eventPT247
V03965Age 1st time talked to prof about reactions to eventPT248
V03966Talked to psychiatrist about reactions to eventPT249A
V03967Talked to other mental health prof about reactions to eventPT249B
V03968Talked to family doctor about reactions to eventPT249C
V03969Talked to other medical doctor about reactions to eventPT249D
V03970Talked to other health professional about reactions to eventPT249E
V03971Talked to religious/spiritual advisor about reactions to eventPT249F
V03972Talked to other healer about reactions to eventPT249G
V03973Professional was helpfulPT250
V03974Treatment received for reactions to event-1st mentionPT2511
V03975Treatment received for reactions to event-2nd mentionPT2512
V03976Treatment received for reactions to event-3rd mentionPT2513
V03977Treatment received for reactions to event-4th mentionPT2514
V03979Age 1st hospitalized overnight for reactions to eventPT252A
V03980# times hospitalized overnight for reactions to eventPT252B
V03981Received help for reactions to eventPT253
V03982Tried to get help for reactions to eventPT253A
V09209Why not PTSD help from fam/friends-1st mentionPT253B1
V09210Why not PTSD help from fam/friends-2nd mentionPT253B2
V03983Received helpful/effective treatment for reactionsPT256PT256
V03984Age 1st received helpful/effective treatment for reactionsPT256APT256A
V03985# of profs talked to about reactions incl helpful treatment docPT256BPT256B
V03986# professionals ever talked to about reactionsPT256CPT256C
V03988INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT(PT107)PT259
V03989INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINT (PT238)PT260
V039903 or more reactions assoc w/ trauma in past 12 mthsPT261PT261*PT261*
V03991Last time had any reactionsPT262PT262PT262
V03992# weeks past year have any reactionsPT263PT263PT263
V03993INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT264PT264
V03994Trauma event caused recent reaction-1st mentionPT26501PT26501PT26501
V04005Trauma event caused recent reaction-2nd mentionPT26502PT26502PT26502
V04016Trauma event caused recent reaction-3rd mentionPT26503PT26503PT26503
V04017Trauma event caused recent reaction-4th mentionPT26504PT26504PT26504
V04018Trauma event caused recent reaction-5th mentionPT26505PT26505PT26505
V04019Trauma event caused recent reaction-6th mentionPT26506PT26506PT26506
V04020Trauma event caused recent reaction-7th mentionPT26507PT26507PT26507
V04021Trauma event caused recent reaction-8th mentionPT26508PT26508PT26508
V04022Trauma event caused recent reaction-9th mentionPT26509PT26509PT26509
V03995Trauma event caused recent reaction-10 mentionPT26510PT26510PT26510
V03996Trauma event caused recent reaction-11 mentionPT26511PT26511
V03997Trauma event caused recent reaction-12 mentionPT26512PT26512
V03998Trauma event caused recent reaction-13 mentionPT26513PT26513
V03999Trauma event caused recent reaction-14 mentionPT26514
V04000Trauma event caused recent reaction-15 mentionPT26515
V04001Trauma event caused recent reaction-16 mentionPT26516
V04023INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT266PT266
V040241 event caused most upsetting reaction in past 12 mthsPT267PT267PT267
V04025Event that caused most upsetting reaction in past 12 mthsPT268PT268PT268
V04026Worst month past year- lose interest in enjoyable thingsPT269PT269PT269
V04027Worst month past year-felt emotionally distantPT270PT270PT270
V04028Worst month in past year-trouble feeling love/happy/warmthPT271PT271PT271
V04029Worst mth past yr-no future plansPT272PT272PT272
V04030Worst month past year-trouble sleepingPT273PT273PT273
V04031Worst month past year-felt more jumpyPT274PT274PT274
V04032Worst month past year-avoid reminders of eventPT275PT275PT275
V04033INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT277PT277
V04034Worst month past year-PTSD interfered with home mgmtPT278APT278A*PT278A
V04035Worst month past year-PTSD interfered with workPT278BPT278B*PT278B
V04036Worst month past year-PTSD interf w/ form/maint relationsPT278CPT278C*PT278C
V04037Worst month past year-PTSD interfered with social lifePT278DPT278D*PT278D
V04038INTERVIEWER CHECKPOINTPT279PT279
V04039# days past year unable to work/normal acts due to PTSDPT280PT280PT280
V04040Received prof treatment for PTSD in past 12 mthsPT281PT281PT281

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