Online Anxiety Test
This anxiety test is a simple tool that can help give you a better understanding of your symptoms. This test will help you check if you are experiencing the most common symptoms of an anxiety disorder, however the results of this test should not be considered to be a diagnosis.
This anxiety test does not replace a full psychological assessment by a qualified mental health professional, and the results should not be used to self diagnose or to come up with a treatment plan.
Source: This test has been adapted from the original source of the GAD-7 assessment which is: Spitzer RL, Kroenke K, Williams JB, Löwe B. A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: the GAD-7. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(10):1092‐1097. doi:10.1001/archinte.166.10.1092. (Access here)
What should I do now?
Although it is a natural emotion, sometimes anxiety can become very difficult to manage and control. It can have a very large negative effect on quality of life if it is left ignored and untreated.
If you feel like you are struggling to cope with your anxiety, the best thing to do is to speak to a mental health professional. If you are unable to speak to a health professional, you can try speaking to a trusted family member or friend about your symptoms to see if they can support you whilst you look for professional help.
Where can I get more information on anxiety?
Educating yourself about your mental health struggles can be a very useful step in beginning to address those struggles and finding ways to manage them. We’ve created an article on anxiety which lists the different types of anxiety, as well as causes, symptoms and treatments.