Jumpiness can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose jumpiness, we could:
|Post Traumatic Stress Disorder||25%||Unlikely|
Are you 'jumpy' or easily startled?
Possible responses:→ No / average / don't know
→ Quite easily
→ Very easily
Symptoms of psychological and physiological arousal are very distinctive in people with PTSD. They may seem constantly on guard and may find it difficult to concentrate.