INTERNATIONAL TRAUMA QUESTIONNAIRE

Child and Adolescent Version

A Valid and Reliable Measure of ICD-11 PTSD and Complex PTSD for Children and Adolescents.

This International Trauma Questionnaire Child and Adolescent Version (ITQ-CA) is a brief, simply-worded measure of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder symptoms for use with people aged 7 to 17. 

As with the International Trauma Questionnaire, the ITQ-CA was developed to be consistent with the organizing principles of the ICD-11, as set forth by the World Health Organization, which are to maximize clinical utility and ensure international applicability through a focus on the core symptoms of a given disorder.

The ITQ-CA is freely available in the public domain to all interested parties. The measure and related publications are below:

Measure:

ITQ-CA English Version

ITQ-CA German Version

ITQ-CA Greek Version

Key publications:

Bruckmann, P., Haselgruber, A., Sölva, K., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2020). Comparing rates of ICD-11 and DSM-5 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Austrian children and adolescents in foster care: prevalence, comorbidity and predictors. European journal of psychotraumatology, 11(1), 1767988. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1767988

Haselgruber, A., Knefel, M., Sölva, K., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2020). Foster children's complex psychopathology in the context of cumulative childhood trauma: The interplay of ICD-11 complex PTSD, dissociation, depression, and emotion regulation. Journal of Affective Disorders, 282, 372–380.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.12.116

Haselgruber, A., Sölva, K., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2020). Validation of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD in foster children using the International Trauma Questionnaire. Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica, 141(1), 60–73. https://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13100

Haselgruber, A., Sölva, K., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2020). Symptom structure
of ICD-11 Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) in trauma-exposed foster children: examining the International Trauma Questionnaire – Child and Adolescent Version (ITQ-CA). European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11:1, 1818974, DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2020.1818974


Sölva, K., Haselgruber, A., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2020). Latent classes of childhood maltreatment in children and adolescents in foster care: associations
with ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11:1, 1832757,
DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2020.1832757