Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz)

Am I Losing My Mind?

You can answer the question if you are losing your mind by checking out the symptoms of what it means to lose your mind. Most people would define losing your mind when you are feeling a state of dissociation where you feel separated from your body.

There might even be anxiety and panic involved since dissociation is a terrifying experience to have and it is very prolonged when you don’t get it treated immediately. In this case, it is important to know if you are losing your mind or not to get yourself the proper treatment that will be available for you.

After taking this quiz, you should also try the ‘Am i retarded’ quiz.

Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz) 

When you are feeling the panic and anxiety, you might become shrouded with over-worrying while you lay in bed. You feel like drowning in the pattern of this thinking which can only hurt you in the long run.

You might feel like that you keep getting in or out from reality which can be mentally disturbing since it tends to be unexpected. The symptoms of losing your mind are the following:

Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz)


Symptoms of hyperarousal or hypervigilance in this mental state:

  • hair-trigger emotions, fear or panic as reported
  • breathlessness, heart palpitations or racing in the affected person
  • a sense of being overly vigilant, jumpy or easily startled in the affected person
  • headaches, knotted stomach, butterflies or acid reflux in the affected person
  • excessive sensitivity to noise and light in the affected person
  • high tension in the back, neck and shoulders in the affected person
  • trembling, shaking, sweating in the affected person
  • a persistent sense of foreboding in the affected person
  • avoidance strategies
Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz)

Symptoms of dissociation in this mental state:

  • going numb or blank in the affected person
  • excessive panic or feeling overwhelmed in the affected person
  • disembodied or disconnected from oneself as reported by the affected person
  • incessant worrying or screen-playing in your head in the affected person
  • dissociative states or detachment from others in the affected person
  • emotional withdrawal or shut down in the affected person
  • not feeling grounded in the affected person
  • feeling abandoned
  • cut adrift
Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz)

Am I Losing My Mind? Test

This test will be answering the question if you are losing your mind or not. You might find yourself feeling symptoms that you are losing your mind and you can find out by taking this test.

Instructions: The following questions will imply if you are losing your mind or not. Please read the questions carefully and answer the choice that applies to you in each question. Please answer the questions honestly to get an accurate result.

Do you sleep peacefully without any lingering worries?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Do you feel like life is not worth living?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Do you wake up in a good mood?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Do you often have daydreams that you were killing people?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Do you have undisturbed sleep such as not waking up in the middle of the night for no reason?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Do you get triggered by objects that are related to your traumatic experience/s?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Do you have healthy eating habits?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Do you feel some heaviness in your body?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Do you lash out your hidden tension to your loved ones?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Have you always made sure that you were absent from work or school even if you don’t have a physical disease occurring in your body?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Total scoring criteria:

6 – 10 points – you are losing your mind

4 – 5 points – you are somewhat losing your mind

0 – 3 points – you are not losing your mind

Citations

Counselling Directory. Am I losing my mind?.

Am I Losing My Mind? (Quiz)

Juanita Agboola

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