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Part U: Virtual Reality Experience




This questionnaire is composed of 97 statements regarding your feelings in social gatherings. Please answer each of the questions below with the following scale. 

1.NEVER
2.VERY INFREQUENTLY
3.INFREQUENTLY
4.SOMETIMES
5.FREQUENTLY
6.VERY FREQUENTLY
7.ALWAYS 

Below is a list of behaviours that may or may not be relevant for you. Based on your personal experience,please indicate how frequently you experience these thoughtsand feelings in social situations. A social situation is definedas a gathering of two or more people. For example: a meeting; a lecture; aparty; bar or restaurant; conversing with one other person or group of people, etc. FEELING ANXIOUS IS A MEASURE OF HOW TENSE, NERVOUS, OR UNCOMFORTABLE YOU ARE DURING SOCIAL ENCOUNTERS. Please use the scalelisted above and circle the number which best reflects how frequently you experience these responses.

Remember that this information is completely confidential.

1.   I feel anxious when entering social situations where there is a small group............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

2.   I feel anxious when entering social situations where there is a large group............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

3.   I feel anxious when I am in a social situation and I become the centre of attention....

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

4.   I feel anxious when I am in a social situation and I am expected to engage in some activity............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

5.   I feel anxious when making a speech in front of an audience............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

6.   I feel anxious when speaking in a small informal meeting............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

7.   I feel so anxious about attending social gatherings that I avoid these situations.....

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

8.   I feel so anxious in social situations that I leave the social gathering............

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

9.   I feel anxious when in a small gathering with...

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

10.   I feel anxious when in a small gathering with...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

11.   I feel anxious when in a small gathering with......

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

12.   I feel anxious when in a small gathering with......

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

13.   I feel anxious when in a large gathering with...

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

14.   I feel anxious when in a large gathering with...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

15.   I feel anxious when in a large gathering with......

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

16.   I feel anxious when in a large gathering with......

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

17.   I feel anxious in a bar or restaurant with ...

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

18.   I feel anxious in a bar or restaurant with...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

19.   I feel anxious in a bar or restaurant with......

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

20.   I feel anxious in a bar or restaurant with......

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

21.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a new situation with........

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

22.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a new situation with........

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

23.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a new situation with........

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

24.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a new situation with........

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

25.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a situation involving confrontation with........

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

26.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a situation involving confrontation with........

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

27.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a situation involving confrontation with........

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

28.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a situation involving confrontation with........

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

29.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a embarrassing situation with........

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

30.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a embarrassing situation with........

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

31.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a embarrassing situation with........

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

32.   I feel anxious and do not know what to do when in a embarrassing situation with........

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

33.   I feel anxious when discussing intimate feelings with.....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

34.   I feel anxious when discussing intimate feelings with.....

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

35.   I feel anxious when discussing intimate feelings with.....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

36.   I feel anxious when discussing intimate feelings with.....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

37.   I feel anxious when stating an opinion to.....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

38.   I feel anxious when stating an opinion to.....

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

39.   I feel anxious when stating an opinion to.....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

40.   I feel anxious when stating an opinion to.....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

41.   I feel anxious when talking about business with.....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

42.   I feel anxious when talking about business with.....

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

43.   I feel anxious when talking about business with.....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

44.   I feel anxious when talking about business with.....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

45.   I feel anxious about approaching and/or initiating a conversation with.....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

46.   I feel anxious about approaching and/or initiating a conversation with.....

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

47.   I feel anxious about approaching and/or initiating a conversation with.....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

48.   I feel anxious about approaching and/or initiating a conversation with.....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

49.   I feel anxious when having to interact for longer than a few minutes with....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

50.   I feel anxious when having to interact for longer than a few minutes with....

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

51.   I feel anxious when having to interact for longer than a few minutes with....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

52.   I feel anxious when having to interact for longer than a few minutes with....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

53.   I feel anxious when drinking (any type of beverage) and/or eating in front of....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

54.   I feel anxious when drinking (any type of beverage) and/or eating in front of...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

55.   I feel anxious when drinking (any type of beverage) and/or eating in front of....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

56.   I feel anxious when drinking (any type of beverage) and/or eating in front of....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

57.   I feel anxious when writing or typing in front of....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

58.   I feel anxious when writing or typing in front of...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

59.   I feel anxious when writing or typing in front of....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

60.   I feel anxious when writing or typing in front of....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

61.   I feel anxious when speaking front of....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

62.   I feel anxious when speaking in front of...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

63.   I feel anxious when speaking in front of....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

64.   I feel anxious when speaking in front of....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

65.   I feel anxious when being criticized or rejected by....

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

66.   I feel anxious when being criticized or rejected by...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

67.   I feel anxious when being criticized or rejected by....

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

68.   I feel anxious when being criticized or rejected by....

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

69.   I attempt to avoid social situations where there are...

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

70.   I attempt to avoid social situations where there are...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

71.   I attempt to avoid social situations where there are...

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

72.   I attempt to avoid social situations where there are...

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

73.   I leave social situations where there are...

Strangers.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

74.   I leave social situations where there are...

Authority Figures.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

75.   I leave social situations where there are...

Members of the opposite sex.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

76.   I leave social situations where there are...

People in general.....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

77.   Before entering a social situation I think about the things that can go wrong. The types of thoughts I experience are: 

Will I be dressed properly?


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

78.   Before entering a social situation I think about the things that can go wrong. The types of thoughts I experience are: 

I will probably make a mistake and look foolish?


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

79.   Before entering a social situation I think about the things that can go wrong. The types of thoughts I experience are: 

What will I do if no one speaks to me?


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

80.   Before entering a social situation I think about the things that can go wrong. The types of thoughts I experience are: 

If there is silence will I think of something to say?


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

81.   I feel anxious before entering a social situation....

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

82.   My voice leaves me or changes when I am talking in a social situation....

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

83.   I am not likely to speak to people until they speak to me.....

1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

84.   I experience troublesome thoughts when I am in a social setting. For example:

I wish I could leave and avoid the whole situation...


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

85.   I experience troublesome thoughts when I am in a social setting. For example:

If I mess up again I will really lose my confidence...


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

86.   I experience troublesome thoughts when I am in a social setting. For example:

What kind of impression am I making?


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

87.   I experience troublesome thoughts when I am in a social setting. For example:

Whatever I say it will probably sound stupid....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

88.   I experienced the following prior to entering a social situation...

Sweating....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

89.   I experienced the following prior to entering a social situation...

Blushing....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

90.   I experienced the following prior to entering a social situation...

Shaking....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

91.   I experienced the following prior to entering a social situation...

Frequent urge to urinate....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

92.   I experienced the following prior to entering a social situation...

Heart palpitations....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

93.   I experienced the following in a social situation...

Sweating....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

94.   I experienced the following in a social situation...

Blushing....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

95.   I experienced the following in a social situation...

Shaking....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

96.   I experienced the following in a social situation...

Frequent urge to urinate....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

97.   I experienced the following in a social situation...

Heart palpitations....


1  2 3 4 5 6 7  

University College London 2001

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