Panic Disorder Test

Answer the following panic disorder test questions honestly with a "yes" or a "no."


1: Are you troubled by the following?

Repeated or unexpected "attacks" during which you suddenly are overcome by intense fear or discomfort for no apparent reason
If yes, during an attack did you experience any of these symptoms?
Pounding heart
Trembling or shaking
Shortness of breath
Chest pain
Nausea or abdominal discomfort
"Jelly" legs
Fear of losing control or "going crazy"
Fear of dying
Numbness or tingling sensations
Chills or hot flushes
2. As a result of these attacks, have you...

Experienced a fear of places or situations where getting help or escape might be difficult, such as in a crowd or on a bridge?
Felt unable to travel without a companion?
3. For at least one month following an attack, have you...

Felt persistent concern about having another one?
Worried about having a heart attack or "going crazy"?
Changed your behavior to accommodate the attack?
4. Have you experienced changes in sleeping or eating habits?
5. More days than not, do you feel...

sad or depressed?
disinterested in life?
worthless or guilty?
6. During the last year, has the use of alcohol or drugs...

Resulted in your failure to fulfill responsibilities with work, school, or family?
Placed you in a dangerous situation, such as driving a car under the influence?
Gotten you arrested?
Continued despite causing problems for you or your loved ones?