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



  1. I felt down-hearted and blue.



  1. I found it difficult to relax.



  1. I was aware of dryness of my mouth.



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



  1. I felt scared without any good reason.



  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 was using a lot of nervous energy.



  1. I found myself getting agitated.



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



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



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



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



  1. I found it hard to wind down.



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



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



  1. I felt I was close to panic.



  1. I was unable to become enthusiastic about anything.