This anxiety test analyzes if you suffer from anxiety disorder or from an attack of anxious kind covering the main signs and symptoms. Discover more on this subject and read an example result below the form.
How does the anxiety test work?
This is a quick way to check if you have experienced anxiety attacks or anxiety symptoms, and at what level have you confronted with anxiety so far.
The anxiety test comprises of four sections with anxiety questions, organized in section 1 and 3 and statements aiming signs in sections 2 and 4. When the test is competed, the result displayed is made of a percentage showing how many of the symptoms are relevant for the tested case and a short disorder level description.
Please note that the above test should NOT be considered as a substitute for any professional medical service.
Anxiety symptoms: 19.64% - Anxiety symptoms status: Possible anxiety
Based on your answers on the four sections of the Anxiety test it is unlikely that you undergo any relevant anxiety symptoms or anxiety at a worrying level that affects you. However it seems that there are a few anxiety symptoms that bother you and you should take a look at it and search for a professional assessment of your mental and physical health especially if what you are experiencing now seems to be getting worse in time.
What is anxiety?
We all experience anxiety related feelings and this usually comes as a normal response to triggers that worry us in certain situations. But there is a line between what is normal and what is pathological. For individuals suffering of this disorder, fear and worry become impairment in exerting day to day activities. From simple behavioral changes or emotions everyone experience as a result to fear situations, these individuals exhibit exaggerated reactions of this kind accompanies by physical symptoms as well. The spectrum of anxiety disorders is quite broad and comprises of several types of anxious conditions as explained below.
Types of anxiety disorder
Agoraphobia – patterns of intense fear of certain things from leaving the home, being in public or crowded places or using public transportation.
Body dysmorphic disorder – intense worry about own body or a specific part of the body and of being rejected.
Generalised anxiety disorder – feelings of permanent worry accompanied by physical symptoms such as muscle tension, feeling nauseous, dizziness.
Trichotillomania – compulsion to pull out strand of hair from own body, mostly from head as coping mechanism with build up tension.
Obsessive compulsive disorder – obsessive recurrent thoughts accompanied by compulsive actions to relieve anxiety.
Panic disorder – frequent episodes of panic attack due to fright and anxiety accompanied by intense physical symptoms.
Post traumatic stress disorder – result of a traumatic or frightening experience, developed shortly or at a period of time after the episode.
Social anxiety disorder – patterns of intense fear when faced or even just at the thought of social interaction
Typical anxiety symptoms
- Confusion feelings
- Feeling detached from reality
- Fear feelings
- Difficulties speaking
- Feelings of panic
- Afraid of everything sensations
- Losing control sensations
- Difficulty concentrating
- Fast heart rate
- Shaking or internal tremors
- Sweating or dry mouth
- Chest pain
- Fast breathing
The most common strategy involves psychotherapy from talking therapies, cognitive behavioral therapy but also medication with antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) or benzodiazepines that aim to relieve the extreme anxious symptoms.03 Apr, 2015