Form: Social Interaction Anxiety Scale, SIAS

Social Interaction Anxiety Scale, SIAS
1 Not at all
2 Slightly
3 Moderately
4 Very
5 Extremely
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1
I get nervous if I have to speak with someone in authority (teacher, boss, etc.).
2
I have difficulty making eye-contact with others.
3
I become tense if I have to talk about myself or my feelings.
4
I find difficulty mixing comfortably with the people I work with.
5
I find it easy to make friends my own age.
6
I tense-up if I meet an acquaintance in the street.
7
When mixing socially I am uncomfortable.
8
I feel tense if I am alone with just one other person.
9
I am at ease meeting people at parties, etc.
10
I have difficulty talking with other people.
11
I find it easy to think of things to talk about.
12
I worry about expressing myself in case I appear awkward.
13
I find it difficult to disagree with another's point of view.
14
I have difficulty talking to attractive persons of the opposite sex.
15
I find myself worrying that I won't know what to say in social situations.
16
I am nervous mixing with people I don't know well.
17
I feel I'll say something embarrassing when talking.
18
When mixing in a group I find myself worrying I will be ignored.
19
I am tense mixing in a group.
20
I am unsure whether to greet someone I know only slightly.