Anxiety quiz

The following quiz was developed by Sir David Goldberg and his colleagues at the Centre for Mental Health Research and provides feedback on your level of anxiety symptoms.

Note that we ask for your age group and gender in this quiz so we can provide feedback about how your symptoms compare to other people.

Think about how you have been feeling lately:

Quiz: Anxiety quiz


Have you felt keyed up or on edge?

Have you been worrying a lot?

Have you been irritable?

Have you had difficulty relaxing?

Have you been sleeping poorly?

Have you had headaches or neckaches?

Have you had any of the following: trembling, tingling, dizzy spells, sweating, diarrhoea, or needing to pass water more often than usual?

Have you been worrying about your health?

Have you had difficulty falling asleep?



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Jorm, A.F., et. al. (2005). "Age group differences in psychological distress: the role of psychosocial risk factors that vary with age." Psychological Medicine, 35: 1253–1263.