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 down-hearted and blue.



  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 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 was unable to become enthusiastic about anything.



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



  1. I found myself getting agitated.



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



  1. I felt I was close to panic.



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



  1. I felt that life was meaningless.



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



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



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



  1. I found it difficult to relax.



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



  1. I tended to over-react to situations.



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



  1. I found it hard to wind down.