Do you have a Specific Phobia? Take our online self assessment to find out!
Answer the following seven questions "YES" or "NO" then click the "Do I Have a Specific Phobia?" button.
Question Response
1. Do you have a serious and persistent fear of a specific object or situation (such as flying, heights, animals, receiving an injection, or seeing blood)?
2. Do you feel anxious almost every time you encounter this specific object or situation?
3. Is this fear excessive or unreasonable?
4. Do you go out of your way to avoid feared objects or situations?
5. If you cannot avoid a feared object or situation, do you feel intense anxiety or distress?
6. Does the fear of avoidance interfere significantly with your normal routine, occupational (academic) functioning, or social activities or relationships?
7. Do you feel very distressed about having this fear?
(for a paper version of this assessment, click here)
Note: This questionnaire is for informational purposes only and is not intended to function as a psychological or psychiatric assessment.  Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders requires a careful evaluation by a trained professional. Click here to learn how to get help for this condition at the Anxiety Disorders Center.

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