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