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 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 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 that life was meaningless.



  1. I found it hard to wind down.



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



  1. I found myself getting agitated.



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



  1. I was aware of dryness of my mouth.



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



  1. I felt that I was rather touchy.



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



  1. I felt scared without any good reason.



  1. I found it difficult to relax.



  1. I felt I was close to panic.



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



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



  1. I felt down-hearted and blue.