Anxiety Scale

This is the anxiety part of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) test. It has been widely used by GPs and hospitals since 1983. Do remember though that it is only a questionnaire, and hence just part of a professional assessment.

For each statement, select the answer which best represents your situation.

I hope you will find it useful.

I feel tense or wound up:


I get a sort of frightened feeling as if something awful is about to happen:


Worrying thoughts go through my mind:


I can sit at ease and feel relaxed:


I feel restless as if I have to be on the move:


I get sudden feelings of panic:


I get a sort of frightened feeling like “butterflies” in the stomach:


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