Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)
Below is a list of common symptoms of anxiety. Please carefully read each item in the list. Indicate how much you have been
bothered by that symptom during the past month, including today, by circling the number in the corresponding space in the
column next to each symptom.
  • Not at all Mildly, but it didn’t bother me much Moderately – it wasn’t pleasant at times Severely – it bothered me a lot
    Numbness or tingling
    Feeling hot
    Wobbliness in legs
    Unable to relax
    Fear of worst happening
    Dizzy or lightheaded
    Heart pounding / racing
    Unsteady
    Terrified or afraid
    Nervous
    Feeling of choking
    Hands trembling
    Shaky / unsteady
    Fear of losing control
    Difficulty in breathing
    Fear of dying
    Scared
    Indigestion
    Faint / lightheaded
    Face flushed
    Hot / cold sweat