February 11, 2012

General Anxiety Disorder Test (GAD Test)

This free general anxiety disorder test (GAD test) is for informational purposes only. This general anxiety disorder test is not intended to diagnose or treat any mental illness, and should not take the place of evaluation by a licensed behavioral healthcare professional. Contact the Anxiety Treatment Center of Austin for a free phone consultation with a licensed psychologist.

Choose the one description for each item that best describes how many days you have been bothered by each of the following over the past 2 weeks:

Feeling nervous, anxious, or on edge


Unable to stop worrying


Worrying too much about different things


Problems relaxing


Feeling restless or unable to sit still


Feeling irritable or easily annoyed


Being afraid that something awful might happen


Question 1 of 7

Adapted from: Spitzer, R. L., Kroenke, K., Williams, J. W., & Löwe, B. (2006). A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: The GAD-7. Archives Of Internal Medicine, 166(10), 1092-1097.