This short quiz will determine the general likelihood of several mental health disorders in your life. Take your time to answer all questions truthfully, and your results will be shown at the end of the quiz!
I check things more often than necessary.
I have to wash or clean myself more often than necessary when I feel contaminated.
I get upset if things are not arranged properly or in a particular order.
I frequently get unpleasant thoughts that come into my mind and have difficulty getting rid of them.
I ask people to repeat things to me several times, because I’m afraid I didn’t hear it correctly the first time.
I have to mentally review past events, actions, conversations, to make sure I didn’t do anything wrong.
I have to do things over and over again, or in a ritualistic manner until it feels right.
I have to mentally repeat certain words, phrases, or numbers in order to feel better or to erase bad thoughts from my mind.
I am often worried that something bad will happen to myself, my loved ones, or even strangers.
I need to touch or tap things in a certain way to feel okay.
I repeatedly pull hair out from my scalp, eyebrows, lashes, or body.
I have hair loss from excessive hair-pulling.
I am not able to resist or stop picking at my skin.
I pick excessively at my skin, which has resulted in skin lesions.
I have saved up so many things that they get in the way.
I collect things I don’t need.
I have a hard time throwing things away because I’m afraid I might need them later.
I am always saving useless material and have a hard time getting rid of them.
I get upset when people make positive or negative comments about my appearance.
I am unhappy with my appearance or a specific body area and think about it excessively.
I have thought about seeking or have sought cosmetic procedures to correct an imperfection in my appearance.
I spend an excessive amount of time checking for imperfections in my appearance and camouflaging them.
I am excessively distressed when anticipating or experiencing separation from home or family members.
I avoid leaving my home for school, work, or extracurricular activities where I'll be away from loved ones.
I excessively fear or am reluctant to being alone.
I am extremely worried about catastrophic events that will cause separation from loved ones, such as being kidnapped, getting lost, having an accident, or becoming chronically ill.
I get repeated, unexpected panic attacks, in which I feel intense fear or discomfort for no apparent reason.
When I feel bodily sensations like sweating, heavy breathing, and pounding heartbeats, I think something is wrong with me.
I constantly worry about when the next panic attack will occur.
I avoid going to places where I might have a panic attack and cannot escape easily.
Being near certain insects or animals give me the creepy-crawly feeling.
I cannot stand being in enclosed places like elevators or a small room.
I avoid traveling to faraway places or having to travel by plane/train unless I absolutely must.
Thinking about natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes frightens me.
I get anxious if I have to speak or perform in front of others.
I avoid meeting new people and tend to keep in the background during social situations.
I feel uncomfortable and self-conscious when being watched or judged by people or authority figures (teachers, employers).
I constantly worry about what others think of me, or whether I look foolish in public.
I get very uncomfortable at the sight of knives, scissors, and other sharp objects.
I avoid going to the dentist at all cost.
The sight of blood or injections makes me nauseous.
I avoid getting shots or my blood drawn unless I absolutely must.
Uncertainty and ambiguities in life makes me uneasy, anxious, or stressed.
I worry continuously almost every day about existing and anticipated problems, situations, and/or events.
My worries are overwhelming and lead to physical tension, headaches, tiredness, or body aches.
I’m often worried about what is going to happen in the future.
I have experienced or witnessed events that posed actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence.
I am distressed by recurrent, intrusive memories, flashbacks, or nightmares about a harmful event that posed serious threat.
I make significant efforts to avoid distressing memories, thoughts, feelings, or reminders about a harmful event that posed serious threat.
I get easily startled, have difficulty sleeping or experiencing pleasure, become quickly irritable and angry, or feel detached or helpless since experiencing a harmful event that posed serious threat.
When I eat, I feel like I will lose control and not be able to stop.
I exercise excessively, vomit my food, or use diet pills, laxatives, diuretics to keep from gaining weight.
I feel I am not thin enough even if others disagree.
I weigh myself or think about weighing myself often.
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Jenny C. Yip, Psy.D., ABPP. License PSY22024
Division of Strategic Cognitive Behavioral Institute, Inc.
1849 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Renewed Freedom Center is excited to offer a new online group specifically for adolescents, 13-17 years old who have OCD. This donation-based group will provide psychoeducation about OCD and its treatment, give space for adolescents to feel heard and supported by peers dealing with similar issues and allow peers to socialize and build a community to help one-another in beating OCD. Adolescents will learn specific tools and learn how to utilize Exposure and Response Prevention to help release the grip OCD has on them. The main goal of this group is to assist adolescents in building resiliency to deal with adulthood without the struggle of OCD. This group will be run by two mental health professionals who have extensive experience in the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders.