Anxiety

Scoring Key
A score of 25 and above may indicate the presence of an anxiety disorder. It is recommended to see a health professional to explore further.

The questionnaire used here is the 41-item SCARED developed by Dr. Birmaher. 

 

For more information about this screening tool: 

  • Birmaher B, Khetarpal S, Brent D, Cully M, Balach L, Kaufman J, Neer SM: The Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED): scale construction and psychometric characteristics. J. Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1997 Apr; 36(4):545-53. 
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00004583-199704000-00018