General Emotion

Please read each statement below and select the option which best indicates how much the statement applied to you over the past month. There are no right or wrong answers. Do not spend too much time on any statement.

There are 21 statements.


  1. I felt that life was meaningless.



  1. I was aware of the action of my heart in the absence of physical exertion (e.g., sense of heart rate increase, heart missing a beat).



  1. I felt I wasn't worth much as a person.



  1. I was intolerant of anything that kept me from getting on with what I was doing.



  1. I found it difficult to relax.



  1. I tended to over-react to situations.



  1. I found myself getting agitated.



  1. I felt scared without any good reason.



  1. I was worried about situations in which I might panic and make a fool of myself.



  1. I found it hard to wind down.



  1. I felt that I had nothing to look forward to.



  1. I couldn't seem to experience any positive feeling at all.



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



  1. I experienced trembling (e.g., in the hands).



  1. I felt that I was using a lot of nervous energy.



  1. I felt down-hearted and blue.



  1. I was aware of dryness of my mouth.



  1. I experienced breathing difficulty (e.g., excessively rapid breathing, breathlessness in the absence of physical exertion).



  1. I felt I was close to panic.



  1. I found it difficult to work up the initiative to do things.



  1. I was unable to become enthusiastic about anything.