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