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 work up the initiative to do things.



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



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



  1. I was unable to become enthusiastic about anything.



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



  1. I felt scared without any good reason.



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



  1. I tended to over-react to situations.



  1. I was aware of dryness of my mouth.



  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 found it hard to wind down.



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



  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 felt I was close to panic.



  1. I found it difficult to relax.



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



  1. I felt down-hearted and blue.



  1. I found myself getting agitated.