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Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale

For each statement below, please choose the answer that best describes how often you felt or behaved that way during the past 2 weeks:

Note: Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 4 with ‘A little of the time’ being 1 and ‘Most of the time’ being 4. However rate yourself in the reverse order for questions 5, 9, 13, 17 and 19.

1. I feel more nervous and anxious than usual.

2. I feel afraid for no reason at all.

3. I get upset easily or feel panicky.

4. I feel like I’m falling apart and going to pieces.

5. I feel that everything is all right and nothing bad will happen.

6. My arms and legs shake and tremble.

7. I am bothered by headaches, neck and back pain.

8. I feel weak and get tired easily.

9. I feel calm and can sit still easily.

10. I can feel my heart beating fast.

11. I am bothered by dizzy spells.

12. I have fainting spells or feel like it.

13. I can breathe in and out easily.

14. I get numbness and tingling in my fingers and toes.

15. I am bothered by stomach aches or indigestion.

16. I have to empty my bladder often.

17. My hands are usually dry and warm.

18. My face gets hot and blushes.

19. I fall asleep easily and get a good night’s rest.

20. I have nightmares.


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