Do you feel worried and panicked in social situations or by the mere thought of being in them? Take this social anxiety test to determine if you meet the diagnostic criteria for social anxiety disorder (social phobia)

Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past few months.

This quiz is NOT a diagnostic tool. Mental health disorders can only be diagnosed by a licensed mental health professional or doctor.

Psycom believes assessments can be a valuable first step toward getting treatment. All too often people stop short of seeking help out of fear their concerns aren't legitimate or severe enough to warrant professional intervention.
Your privacy is important to us. All results are completely anonymous.

Do you feel anxious or panicky before social situations?
Do you fear that you will be negatively evaluated by others when in social situations?
Do you avoid social situations because of fear or anxiety?
Do you avoid situations, or feel uncomfortable, where you do not know people well?
Do you panic when you have to do something in front of others, whether speaking up in a meeting or presenting to a group?
Is it easy to imagine that others are judging you as anxious, weak, crazy, stupid, boring, intimidating, dirty, or unlikeable when you are in a group setting?
When in social situations, do you worry that people will notice you are experiencing anxiety symptoms such as blushing, trembling, sweating, stumbling over your words, or staring?
Are you extremely conscious of your actions when in social settings because you fear they might offend someone or you could be rejected?
Do you experience significant worrying about being in certain social situations which is out of proportion to the threat posed by the social situation?
Are your work life, home life, social life, and/or relationships affected by your anxiety?

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2021