Agoraphobia Test(2min)

Agoraphobia Test
Juanita Agboola

Juanita Agboola is the editor in chief of HFNE and an expert in mental health online. She has been writing about online behaviour, mental health and psychology issues since 2012. All Guides are reviewed by our editorial team which constitutes various clinical psychologists, PhD and PsyD colleagues.

Agoraphobia test

Instructions for the Agoraphobia Test

Please indicate how much each statement sounds true for you in your everyday life situations. Please make sure not to skip any statement for the accurate results.

1. I experience fear or anxiety in my everyday life.

 

2. I experience anxiety or fear in using public transports

 

3. I fear to be in open spaces and left alone

 

4. I experience fear in closed places (.e.g. Escalators, shops, theatres etc)

 

5. I experience anxiety or fear of being in line or crowd.

 

6. I experience anxiety or fear when alone outside

 

7. I experience fear when in those places, and think that escape from these situations will not be possible.

 

8. These situations always provoke fear and anxiety

 

9. These situations are avoided or can only visit in the presence of a companion.

 

10. The fear or anxiety is excessive and out of proportion for these situations.

 

11. I am experiencing difficulty in different domains of my life (.e.g. Home, family, work, academic, social etc.)

 



Final Result:

This agoraphobia test will screen the symptoms of agoraphobia in you. This Agoraphobia Test will provide a clear guideline on the basis of your scores, either you need psychological help or not. This Agoraphobia Test cannot be used in a professional setting and for diagnostic purposes. 

First, it is necessary to understand what are anxiety disorders and what is agoraphobia.

Anxiety Symptoms

There is a difference between normal anxiety symptoms and Anxiety Disorder, having a knowledge of that will help the person treat it properly.

Most prominent anxiety symptoms are:

Excessive worries: this worry is out of proportion about the normal everyday situations.

Feeling agitated: This agitation affects the body by altering its functioning. The person experiencing anxiety starts getting shaky, dry mouth, sweaty palms and a racing heart.

Restlessness: The person experiencing anxiety symptoms gets overly restless and stays uncomfortable and there is always a need to move.

Fatigue: This is another symptom of anxiety, which is because of overactivity and restlessness that person feels fatigued

Difficulty concentrating: Concentration gets disturbed in case of anxiety, as the agitation, and restlessness causes the lack of focus and person ends up in the inability to concentrate on the tasks at hand.

Irritability: This is another symptom of anxiety, the person starts feeling excessively irritable.

Tense Muscles: The muscles get tense and causes discomfort.

Trouble falling or staying asleep: Person surrounded by anxiety and is prone to anxiety symptoms, it gets difficult for them to get sound sleep.

Symptoms of agoraphobia:

In agoraphobia person experience the following:

●       Extreme fear and avoidance of situations, events or places where escape is not possible in the face of danger

●       It can be fear of open spaces, public transportations, enclosed places, being in a crowd or going outside of the home

●       They can avoid public situations to the extent that their everyday life becomes extremely difficult.

  • The difficulty is experienced in different domains of life, .e.g., family, occupational, social, educational and personal.

What is Unique about this Agoraphobia Test

This agoraphobia test is unique in its own way, as it was developed on the basis of an experienced clinical psychologist interview with the patients of agoraphobia. The question statements in the test are based on the DSM 5 criteria for Agoraphobia.

This Agoraphobia Test will help in screening the agoraphobia, and the directions for further help will be indicated in case of requirement.

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