Take The Quiz
Though anxiety can feel different for everyone, there are a few well-worn patterns. Most people experience something in the realm of dread or fear that is persistent and constant.
Be honest with yourself as you take this quiz. There is no wrong answer. The path to healing starts by understanding your symptoms.
The anxiety test does not provide a diagnosis but is a research-based screening test that can indicate a possible generalized anxiety disorder.
Instructions for the Anxiety Test:
This quiz is a screening tool to help you identify whether you are currently struggling with symptoms of anxiety.
Answer each question based on the past two weeks.
Please note, all fields are required in order to get a result.
Review Your Quiz Score
Do You Have Signs Of Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
Review your anxiety test results. Consider these common emotional symptoms of anxiety:
- Constantly feeling tense, worried, or on edge
- Excessive worry
- Fears that you can recognize are irrational
- Avoiding activities, places, people
- Drinking to be able to participate in social activities
- Feeling fearful of danger on a regular basis
- Restlessness and irritability
- Difficulty concentrating
- Difficulty sleeping, falling asleep or staying asleep
- Sudden, unexpected panic/anxiety attacks
Consider these common physical symptoms of GAD:
- Physical symptoms such as nausea, tingling, increased heart rate, chest tightness
- Back pain, muscle aches/tension
- Sweaty palms
Mental health conditions such as anxiety, are real, common, and treatable.
Follow Up To The Anxiety Quiz
Learn More About Anxiety
We all have moments of stress and concern, but anxiety disorders take that to another level. If you’ve made it this far, it’s likely the anxiety test confirmed what you already knew. You could be battling anxiety.
The good news is that you are not alone.
The TOP 5 Types of Anxiety:
- Specific Phobia – immobilizing fear of a situation, place, or thing such as driving, heights, flying, needles, or bugs.
- Social Anxiety – fear of being judged or negatively evaluated or rejected in a social or performance situation.
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) – persistent worry that takes away your ability to relax. Your mind seems to be soaring from one concerning thought to the next.
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – uncontrollable, intrusive thoughts or obsessions largely based on fear. We have a test for this.
- Panic Disorder – this type is defined by an intense physical experience of terror. When in the grips of an attack, you might experience heart palpitations, throat tightening, and chest pain.
Read more about anxiety on our blog:
- Teens with Anxiety
- Children with Anxiety
- High-Functioning Anxiety
- Tips for Calming These Feelings
- When Anxiety Won’t Let Go
Get Help for Anxiety:
Anxiety is treated with psychotherapy (therapy) or medications, sometimes the methods are combined.
- Learn more about individual therapy for anxiety
Source: Spitzer RL, Kroenke K, Williams JBW, Lowe B. A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder. Arch Inern Med. 2006;166:1092-1097.