This quiz will help you to learn whether your symptoms are consistent with social anxiety disorder (SAD). The quiz is completely confidential and anonymous; your results are not recorded; and are available only to you. You will not be asked for any personal identifying information. When you are taking the quiz, answer the questions based on how you have been feeling during the past month.
The quiz is based on the criteria for social anxiety disorder outlined in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (L-SAS), the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN), and the National Institute of Mental health's Social Phobia booklet were also used as resources in preparing the quiz questions.
This quiz is not a substitute for a professional diagnosis. Please consult your doctor about your symptoms.
Anxiety Symptoms - For the purposes of this quiz, examples of anxiety symptoms include blushing, sweating, fast heartbeat, shaking, shortness of breath and/or nausea.