Below are a number of statements that people often use to describe themselves. Please read each statement and then choose the appropriate rating. There are no right or wrong answers. Your own impression is the only thing that matters.
FalseRather FalseNeutralRather TrueTrue
I make contact easily when I meet people
I often make a fuss about unimportant things
I often talk to strangers
I often feel unhappy
I am often irritated
I often feel inhibited in social interactions
I take a gloomy view of things
I find it hard to start a conversation
I am often in a bad mood
I am a closed kind of person
I would rather keep other people at a distance
I often find myself worrying about something
I am often down in the dumps
When socializing, I don’t find the right things to talk about
© 2005, J. Denollet, © 2005, American Psychosomatic Society. Reproduction of this questionnaire or any portion thereof by any process without written permission is prohibited.