If you think that you are anxious too much about your day to day life, find difficult to control your worries, and your nervousness makes you restless and easily fatigued, you might have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Take this online GAD self-test to check for this mental condition.

GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER TEST

Instructions: Please read the statements listed below. Answer each item that you believe accurately describes your condition in the past 6 months

1. I worry about the future
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Almost all day long

2. Any challenge makes me very worried (e.g. I’m very afraid that I will fail when I’m taking exams, qualifying tests, or going through job appraisals)
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

3. If I’m waiting for someone who is late I fear that something bad has happened to them
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

4. The extent to which I worry about running out of money disturbs me
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

5. I worry about possible or current-day health problems conserving me or my family members
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Almost all day long

6. Minor issues like daily household chores make me sick with worry
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

7. I try to stop being worried, but I can’t help feeling that way
  • Not at all
  • Little of the time
  • Some of the time
  • A great deal of the time
  • Most of the time / Always

8. I feel nervous and restless if I expect that anything may go wrong
  • Not at all
  • A little bit
  • To some extent
  • Usually
  • Always

9. I feel tired
  • Hardly Ever
  • Some of the time
  • Good part of the time
  • Most of the time
  • All of the time

10. If I’m anxious I have difficulties in concentrating
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

11. I get irritable easily
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

12. I experience unpleasant body sensations (like muscle tension, stomachache etc.) when I feel anxious
  • Not at all
  • A little bit
  • To some extent
  • Usually
  • Always

13. I have digestive disturbances (nausea, or diarrhea)
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often

14. My worrying disturbs my sleep (I have difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless sleep)
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very often

15. My worrying affects my day to day life
  • Not at all
  • A little bit
  • To some extent
  • To a significant extent
  • In every way