Phobia Self Assessment

Is it possible that I have symptoms of a Phobia??
I therapy is pleased to offer this Phobia Self-Assessment. Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. A phobia is a type of anxiety. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. In some cases phobias become so excessive they interfere with day to day life.

Phobia Self Test

Is it possible that I have symptoms of a Phobia?

Is it possible that I have symptoms of a Phobia?

A phobia is a type of anxiety. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. In some cases phobias become so excessive they interfere with day to day life. To learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors visit our Education and Resources Page for Phobias.

INSTRUCTIONS: Evaluate how often the following appear in your life.

  1. You have panic attacks for no apparent reason.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  2. You are afraid of having a panic attack.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  3. You have a sudden onset of any of the following physical symptoms even though you have not exerted yourself: racing heart, sweating, shortness of breath.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  4. You have extreme, uncontrollable worry about multiple concerns, e.g. finances, health, employment, family, being late…even if they should not be serious concerns.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  5. You believe that it is best to prepare yourself for the worst at all times.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  6. You believe that any strange situation should be regarded as dangerous.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

0% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page

  1. You often wake up in the early morning hours.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  2. How often do you have any of the following symptoms: trembling, twitching, feeling shaky, muscle tension, aches, soreness, restlessness?

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  3. You have insomnia or oversleeping.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  4. You feel guilty, helpless or hopeless.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  5. You lack energy and feel listless.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  6. You have increased or decreased appetite.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

20% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page

  1. You need others to help you do things that most people can do on their own, and that you once were able to do unaided.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  2. You feel isolated.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  3. You feel excessive embarrassment in social, evaluative or performance situations.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  4. You avoid situations where you will be the center of attention or be forced to socialize with strangers.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  5. You avoid performing any of the following activities in front of others: Eating, drinking, speaking or using a public toilet.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  6. If you are forced to do any of the following, you immediately become tense and worry: public speaking or eating, using a public lavatory, being asked a question in public.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

40% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page

  1. You cross the street to avoid greeting a person you know.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  2. You suffer from fatigue.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  3. You have difficulty concentrating.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  4. You feel tense or restless.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  5. Some rituals that you often perform (hand washing/exercise/checking locks) do not bring you pleasure, but they release tension, e.g. after you have checked all of the locks thoroughly you feel that you can safely relax.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  6. You are meticulous.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

60% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page

  1. You need structure and rigidity.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  2. You are in constant doubt about how your behavior will influence your environment.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  3. You feel anaesthetized to (unable to feel) certain emotions or feel detached or estranged from others around you.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  4. You feel a sense of a foreshortened future, e.g. doubt that you will ever get married, have a career, or live a long life.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  5. You have a constant sense of stimulation or excitement, which is causing you to feel irritable, have outbursts of anger, or startled response to regular things.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

  6. You try to avoid, or have lost interest in, activities or situations that you associate with a traumatic experience.

    Never     Sometimes     Often     Always

80% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page

 
 

 

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit our Education and Resources for Phobias Page to learn more about Phobias and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit our Find a Counselor page