Online Test For Anxiety:
Burns Anxiety Inventory
and Other Anxiety Scales
Looking for an online test for anxiety? There are many options out there. The Burns Anxiety Inventory is an anxiety scale created by Dr. David Burns.
It provides a list of various symptoms and rates your anxiety on a numerical scale. It ranges from 0 to 3. Zero for "not at all" having the symptom to 3- experiencing the symptom "a lot". You add the numbers up at the end and it gives you your total score.
This and other anxiety assessments by Dr. Burns are copyrighted and can be found in two books that he has published. One is "When Panic Attacks" and the other is "The Feeling Good Handbook" and can both be purchased at Amazon.com.
However, aside of the Burns Anxiety Inventory, there are other tests that can be very helpful in determining your anxiety.
Remember that only a doctor can diagnose you with an anxiety disorder, so taking any online test for anxiety should just be for educational purposes.
I know it´s not easy. I have been dealing with anxiety every since I was 15 years old. At the time, I truly thought I was losing my mind. But the culprit was anxiety. Taking an anxiety test can at least take the mystery out of the anxiety. That in itself has a calming effect.
If you are not sure what type of anxiety disorder you have, you can review this brief summary of the
different types of anxiety disorders.
I truly hope these tests below will help you analyze your symptoms and at least point you in the right direction.
Online tests for anxiety available on this site:
Panic Attack Anxiety Test
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Test
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Test
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Test
Social Anxiety Disorder Test
Just remember that having an anxiety disorder is very common, 1 out of every 4 people have some sort of anxiety disorder. So, in taking an online test for anxiety here, if you think you fall in this category, don´t feel discouraged.
We live in a world full of anxiety, stress, deadlines, violence, insecurity amongst other things. We are bound to have a high level of anxiety at one point or another in our life.
The question is, what do you do about it. Well, there are so many options out there. I don´t recommend one over the other, but feel free to read about the different options available in the
Anxiety and Depression Treatment
section. It describes what different treatments involve.
I have also picked up a few helpful tips over the years and I hope they can be of help to you, too. There are a ton of different anxiety topics in the
Anxiety Self Help
section. Remember, I am not a doctor, just a normal guy with an anxiety disorder. Any diagnosis and treatment should most definitely come from a doctor.
This site just provides a little help along the way...
If you want to go the natural route, try browsing the
Anti Anxiety Herbs
section. You may be surprised at the number of herbs that can be used for anxiety. And if you and your doctor determine that you have to end up taking medicine, there is no shame in that. Sometimes it is necessary. If you want to familiarize yourself with how these medicines work, you may find the
Anti Anxiety Medications
Either way, I truly wish you the best in dealing with your anxiety. It´s not easy. Having
panic anxiety attacks
is one of the worst experiences a person can have, but keep your chin up, you CAN get them under control. Sometimes it´s just a matter of finding the best treatment for you. I wish you the best, and feel free to browse around this site in finding practical advice for your anxiety.
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