Social Comfort

Introduction

Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For each statement, select the response that best applies to you. Do not spend too long deliberating about your responses: if in doubt, choose the option that immediately seems most appropriate.

Disagree Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree a Little Agree a Little Agree Moderately Agree Strongly
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Disagree Strongly
2 - Disagree Moderatley
3 - Disagree a Little
4 - Agree a Little
5 - Agree Moderately
6 - Agree Strongly
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6
I don't spend much time dwelling on embarrassing memories.
I am comfortable meeting new people.
When I am nervous in social situations I sometimes experience physical symptoms, e.g. perspire, blush, heart beats faster.
Sometimes I get a bit paranoid that people are thinking bad things about me.
I often beat myself up about times that I have embarrassed myself in public.
Generally, I think people like me.
If I am going out to meet new people I often get very nervous before I arrive.
I tend to get a bit anxious in social situations
I am happy talking to people I don't know.
I don't usually worry what people are thinking about me.
Each day I remember embarrassing things I have done and it makes me cringe.
I don't usually get anxious in social situations.
I get a bit anxious when I have to talk to people I don't know.
I often worry what people are thinking about me.
If I get embarrassed in public I quickly recover.
Sometimes if I am planning to go out and I have to meet people I don't know I end up making excuses and not going.