This test is based on the predominant symptoms of anxiety disorders as listed in the DSM IV. Please use the results of this test as a guide and not a diagnosis, only a licensed mental health practitioner can diagnose anxiety disorders.
Directions: Respond to the following items with either yes or no. When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.
Do you worry about things, such as work or school, more days
Do you find it difficult to stop thoughts related to worrying?
Do you often feel restless or on edge even when nothing is going
on around you to cause these feelings?
Is it hard for you to concentrate on specific tasks or do you
often notice your mind just ‘going blank.‘
Do you often feel irritable or tense even when nothing is going on
which would justify this feeling?
Is it difficult for you to fall asleep due to too many thoughts in
Do you notice your muscles getting tense frequently or feel
tension in the muscles of your lower back, neck, or eyes?
Do you find it difficult to sit still without having to fiddle
with something, doodle, or make other repetitious movements?
you noticed periods during the day when you have symptoms such as heart
palpitations, sweaty palms, or shallow breathing?
friends or family members tell you that you are too high strung, worry too
much about little things, or need to ‘chill.’