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Conduct a self-assessment for yourself or a family member for an anxiety disorder, depression, OCD, PTSD, or a phobia. The information will not be recorded or shared. 

We recommend that you share your self-assessment results with your doctor or mental health provider to inform further conversations about diagnosis and treatment. 

You an also visit ADAA's Find a Therapist tool to find a treatment provider near you.

All screening tools are downloadable from this website and no permission is required to reproduce, translate, display or distribute them. 


  1. Download and complete the provided form
  2. Print out the results  
  3. Share them with your health care provider to determine a diagnosis and treatment options 
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Yes     No Over the last several months, have you been continually worried or anxious about a number of events or activities in your daily life? 

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Yes     No Over the last several months, have you been experiencing continued obsessions and compulsions that include intrusive and unwanted thoughts, images, or urges that cause distress or anxiety?

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

  • Panic Disorder

Yes     No Do you currently have times when you feel a sudden rush of intense fear or discomfort? 

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Panic Disorder

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

Yes     No  Over the last several months have you been continuously depressed or anxious following a traumatic experience or having witnessed a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist incident, sudden death of a loved one, war, violent personal assault such as rape, or other life-threatening event?

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

  • Social Anxiety Disorder 

Yes     No Currently, in social situations where you might be observed or evaluated by others or when you are meeting new people, do you feel fearful, anxious or nervous?

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Social Anxiety Disorder.

  • Specific Phobias 

Yes     No Currently, do you fear or do you avoid such things as animals, things related to the natural environment (heights, storms, water), things related to blood or injury, situations (air travel, elevators/enclosed spaces, driving or other things such as choking or vomiting?

If yes, continue to screen yourself for Specific Phobias.   Social Phobia  (SPIN screening tool)

  • Children (Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders) - SCARED

  • Depression (Patient Health Questionnaire-9) - PHQ-9

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