Penn State Worry Questionnaire
Please take a moment to complete this questionnaire.
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This questionnaire is not designed to provide a definitive psychological diagnosis or to take the place of a professional consultation. Please answer all questions as accurately and honestly as possible.

Please rate each of the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5

1 = Not all all typical of me

5 = Very typical of me

1. If I do not have enough time to do everything, I do not worry about it.
2. My worries overwhelm me
3. I do not tend to worry about things
4. Many situations make me worry
5. I know I should not worry about things, but I just cannot help it.
6. When I am under pressure I worry a lot.
7. I am always worrying about something.
8. I find it easy to dismiss worrisome thoughts.
9.As soon as I finish one task, I start to worry about everything else I have to do.
10. I never worry about anything
11. When there is nothing more I can do about a concern, I do not worry about it any more.
12. I have been a worrier all my life.
13. I notice that I have been worrying about things.
14. Once I start worrying, I cannot stop.
15. I worry all the time
16. I worry about projects until they are all done.