Social Anxiety Assessment - SPIN
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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 choose the option that best describes how you have been feeling over the past week or other period

1. I am afraid of people in authority
2. I am bothered by blushing in front of people
3. Parties and social events scare me
4. I avoid talking to people I dont know
5. Being criticised scares me a lot
6. I avoid doing things or speaking to people for fear of embarrassment
7. sweating in front of people causes me distress
8. I avoid going to parties
9. I avoid activities in which I am the centre of attention
10. Talking to strangers scares me
11. I avoid having to give speeches
12. I would do anything to avoid being criticized
13. Heart palpitations bother me when I am around people
14. I am afraid of doing things when people might be watching
15. Being embarrassed or looking stupid are among my worse fears
16. I avoid speaking to anyone in authority
17. Trembling or shaking in front of others is distressing to me