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Mental Health

This anxiety screening test can help determine whether you might have the symptoms of anxiety disorder. Use the results to help decide if you need to see a doctor or other mental health professional to further discuss diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorder.
Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale
Instructions: Listed below are 20 statements. Please read each one carefully and decide how much of the statement describes how you have been feeling during the past week.

1. I feel more nervous and anxious than usual

2. I feel afraid for no reason at all

3. I get upset easily or feel panicky

4. I feel like I'm falling apart and going to pieces

5. I feel that everything is all right and nothing bad will happen

6. My arms and legs shake and tremble

7. I am bothered by headaches, neck and back pains

8. I feel weak and get tired easily

9. I feel calm and can sit still easily

10. I can feel my heart beating fast

11. I am bothered by dizzy spells

12. I have fainting spells or feel like it

13. I can breathe in and out easily

14. I get feelings of numbness and tingling in my fingers, toes

15. I am bothered by stomach aches or indigestion

16. I have to empty my bladder often

17. My hands are usually warm and dry

18. My face gets hot and blushes

19. I fall asleep easily and get a good night's rest

20. I have nightmares

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Zung W.W.K. A rating instrument for anxiety disorders. Psychosomatics. 1971; 12: 371-379.

This anxiety test can be used on a weekly basis to track your moods. It also might be used to show your doctor how your symptoms have changed from one visit to the next.