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Quiz: How much do you know about anxiety?

Think you know everything about anxiety, well prove it


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Learn more about anxiety through our short quiz.

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Q1. What can make your anxiety worse?

Correct

Correct, smoking, drinking and drugs can all make you more anxious. You can find out more about ways to manage your anxiety here.

Wrong

​In actual fact, all three - drinking, smoking and drugs can make your anxiety worse. You can find out more about ways to manage your anxiety here.

Q2. Generalised Anxiety Disorder affects approximately...

Correct

​Yes, anxiety affects 1 in 20 adults. Find out more about supporting someone with anxiety.

Wrong

​Oops, no. Anxiety actually affects 1 in 20 adults. Find out more about supporting someone with anxiety.

Q3. What can help reduce your anxiety?

Correct

Exactly, all of these factors can help reduce anxiety. Find out more about why you might be feeling anxious.

Wrong

You’re not entirely incorrect. Actually all three of these factors can help reduce anxiety. Find out more about why you might be feeling anxious.

Q4. What is agoraphobia?

Correct

​Yes, agoraphobia is the fear of open or public spaces. There are lots of different types of Phobias, read more here.

Wrong

No, agoraphobia is the fear of open or public spaces. There are lots of different types of Phobias, read more here.

Q5. What does CBT stand for?

Correct

Yes, CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It is used as a treatment for some types of anxiety - you can find out more about CBT here.

Wrong

No, CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It is used as a treatment for some types of anxiety - you can find out more about CBT here.

Q6. What can happen when you experience a panic attack?

Correct

​Yes, panic attacks affect people in different ways. Check out our explainer on Panic Attacks.

Wrong

​You’re not entirely wrong. Any of the above can happen when you experience a panic attack. Check out our explainer on Panic Attacks.

Q7. What does OCD stand for?

Correct

Yes, OCD stands for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Find out more about the symptoms here.

Wrong

No, OCD stands for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Find out more about the symptoms here.

Q8. What does PTSD stand for?

Correct

Yes, PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Stress can be one factor as to why you might be experiencing anxiety, find out more about other factors.

Wrong

No, PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Stress can be one factor as to why you might be experiencing anxiety, find out more about other factors.

So, how did you do?

You have completed 0 of 8 questions. Please complete them all.

Looks like you’ve got a bit to learn about anxiety. Find out more in our Mental Health section.

​Not bad, but you’ve definitely got room for improvement. Find out more in our Mental Health section.

Well done. You know your stuff but there’s always room for improvement. Find out more in our Mental Health section.

Nice job. You know your stuff but there’s always room for improvement. Find out more in our Mental Health section.


Published April 21st2016
Last updated July 10th2018
Tags anxiety mental health know anxiety
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