Anyone who feels affected by separation anxiety disorder can take this assessment.
Have you felt more secure at home when you are with people that are close to you?
Have you experienced difficulty in staying away from home for several hours at a time?
Have you been carrying around something in your purse or wallet that gives you a sense of security orcomfort?
Have you been worried about the intensity of your relationship with those people closest to you, e.g., that you are too strongly attached to?
Have you experienced extreme stress before leaving home to go on a long trip?
Have you experienced symptoms such as headaches, stomach-aches or nausea (or other) before leaving for work or other regular activity outside thehome?
Do you find that you talk a lot in order to keep people close to you?
Have you found that you get anxious if you do not speak to people that are close to you on the telephone regularly, e.g., daily?
Have you suffered from nightmares or dreams about being separated from someone close to you?
Have you experienced difficulty sleeping alone at night, e.g., is your sleep better if someone close to you is in the house?
Have you found that you sleep better if the lights are on in the house or in the bedroom?
Have you been worrying a lot about people close to you coming to serious harm, for example, meeting with a car accident or suffering from a fatal illness?