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Anxiety screening (GAD-7)

This questionnaire will help you assess the severity of your anxiety symptoms. The questionnaire is based on the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Generalised Anxiety Disorder. You can answer the questionnaire regardless of whether you have a diagnosis of an anxiety disorder.


Carefully read below for instructions on how to answer the questionnaire and how to calculate your points.

You cannot be identified from your answers. The total score you receive will be stored anonymously for statistical purposes and possible research work.

Please note

If you want a health professional to assess your situation, please contact the healthcare provider responsible for your care.

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems?

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Interpretation of the points

These instructions will help you interpret the score you receive. Click below on the option that corresponds to the score you received.

Source: Spitzer, R. L., Kroenke, K., Williams, J. B., & Löwe, B. (2006). A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: the GAD-7. Archives of internal medicine, 166(10), 1092-1097.

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