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Childhood Trauma Questionnaire: A Retrospective Self-Report


Childhood Trauma Questionnaire: A Retrospective Self-Report (CTQ) is a reliable, valid screening for a history of child abuse and neglect.

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  • CTQ Complete Kit (Print)
    0158102339 Qualification Level B

    Includes Manual (Print) and 25 Ready Score answer documents (Print)

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    0158102290 Qualification Level B

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    0158102282 Qualification Level B

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12 and older

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5 Minutes

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Childhood Trauma Questionnaire is 28-item, self-report tool useful with individuals referred for a broad range of psychiatric symptoms and problems.


  • Identify likely cases of abuse and neglect at three levels of severity: low, moderate, and severe.
  • Use manual to formulate treatment plans, conduct child custody investigations, assess special populations.
  • Good convergent and divergent validity with trauma histories from other measures.
  • Highly sensitive to identifying individuals with verified histories.


CTQ scores on five scales: Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical Neglect and Emotional Neglect.

  • 28 items cover: post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, eating disorders, addictions, suicide attempts, personality disorders and sexual problems.
  • Includes a Minimization/Denial scale for detecting individuals who may be underreporting traumatic events.
  • Scores can be compared to data from more than 2,200 males and females from seven different clinical and community samples, representing a broad range of ages, socioeconomic status and different racial/ethnic groups.