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 found it difficult to relax.



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



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



  1. I felt down-hearted and blue.



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



  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 that I had nothing to look forward to.



  1. I was unable to become enthusiastic about anything.



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



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



  1. I found myself getting agitated.



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



  1. I felt I was close to panic.



  1. I found it hard to wind down.



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



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



  1. I was aware of dryness of my mouth.



  1. I felt that life was meaningless.



  1. I tended to over-react to situations.



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



  1. I felt scared without any good reason.