Quick Anxiety
Screening Test

GAD-7

Developed by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues

This anxiety test or anxiety screening quiz will quickly help you determine whether you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder. It takes less than a minute to complete and you'll be provided with an instant score.

 

Instructions: Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems?

1. Feeling nervous, anxious or on edge
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

2. Not being able to stop or control worrying
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

3. Worrying too much about different things
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

4. Trouble relaxing
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

5. Being so restless that it is hard to sit still
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

6. Becoming easily annoyed or irritable
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

7. Feeling afraid as if something awful might happen
Not at all
Several days
More than half the days
Nearly every day

 

The GAD-7 was developed by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues, with an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. No permission required to reproduce, translate, display or distribute.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 20 Aug 2013
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

 

 

The aim of psychoanalysis is to relieve people of their neurotic unhappiness so that they can be normally unhappy.
-- Sigmund Freud
 




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