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