DASS-21 Test

Please read each statement and select a nearest option for you which indicates how much the statement applied to you over the past week. There are no right or wrong answers. Do not spend too much time on any statement. Complete all questions before submitting to get precise feedback.

  1. I found it hard to wind down

  2. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  3. I was aware of dryness of my mouth

  4. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  5. I couldn't seem to experience any positive feeling at all

  6. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  7. I experienced breathing difficulty (eg, excessively rapid breathing, breathlessness in the absence of physical exertion)

  8. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  9. I found it difficult to work up the initiative to do things

  10. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  11. I tended to over-react to situations

  12. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  13. I experienced trembling (eg, in the hands)

  14. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  15. I felt that I was using a lot of nervous energy

  16. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  17. I was worried about situations in which I might panic and make a fool of myself

  18. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  19. I felt that I had nothing to look forward to

  20. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  21. I found myself getting agitated

  22. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  23. I found it difficult to relax

  24. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  25. I felt down-hearted and blue

  26. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  27. I was intolerant of anything that kept me from getting on with what i was doing

  28. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  29. I felt I was close to panic

  30. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  31. I was unable to become enthusiastic about anything

  32. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  33. I felt I wasn't worth much as a person

  34. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  35. I felt that I was rather touchy

  36. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  37. I was aware of the action of my heart in the absence of physical exertion (eg, sense of heart rate increase, heart missing a beat)

  38. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  39. I felt scared without any good reason

  40. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time
  41. I felt that life was meaningless

  42. Did not apply to me at all
    Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time
    Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time
    Applied to me very much, or most of the time

What is DASS-21 test?


Emotional syndromes like depression and anxiety are intrinsically dimensional they vary along a continuum of severity.

The DASS test is a self report questionnaire designed to measure the severity of a range of symptoms common to both Depression, Anxiety & stress.


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