Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale

Listed below are 20 statements. Please read each one

 

 

 

 

carefully and decide how much the statement describes

 

 

 

 

how you have been feeling during the past week.

 

 

 

 

None or

Some

Good

Most or

Circle the appropriate number for each statement.

a little of

of the

part of

all of the

 

 

 

the time

time

the time

time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

I feel more nervous and anxious than usual.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

I feel afraid for no reason at all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

I get upset easily or feel panicky.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

I feel like I'm falling apart and going to pieces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

I feel that everything is all right and nothing bad will happen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

My arms and legs shake and tremble.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

I am bothered by headaches, neck and back pains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

I feel weak and get tired easily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

I feel calm and can sit still easily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

I can feel my heart beating fast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

I am bothered by dizzy spells.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

I have fainting spells or feel faint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

I can breathe in and out easily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.

I get feelings of numbness and tingling in my fingers and toes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

I am bothered by stomachaches or indigestion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.

I have to empty my bladder often.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.

My hands are usually dry and warm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.

My face gets hot and blushes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.

I fall asleep easily and get a good night's rest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

I have nightmares.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Score Total: ______