This mental illness test assesses whether you might suffer from any kind of mental illness through 24 questions that cover most significant disorder symptoms. Below the form you can find more information on this and an example message as well.

Instruction: Please answer all the questions in the four sections below!

Section 1 of 4

Do you often experience confusion when thinking about your life path and long term goals?

Do you currently avoid any social contact or being with your friends as you previously used to?

Do you often experience problems falling asleep or in full sleeping over night?

Do you often experience trouble aknowledging people or facts around you, so that you react in an unappropriate way?

Did you radically changed your eating habits over the past few weeks?

Over the past few weeks, have you done anything to hurt youself on purpose?

Section 2 of 4

Does it ever happen to you to start talking on your own out loud?

Do you often experience sadness or down feelings?

Do you frequently change your mood in an extreme way from highs to lows, or reverse?

Do you often think negatively rather than positively?

Do you often feel over stressed?

Did you often have the sensation of hearing voices over the past few weeks?

Section 3 of 4

Do you often experience low self-esteem feelings?

Do you experience extreme fear, worry or angry feelings that make you lose your mind or inner balance?

Did you exhibit any violent behaviour over the past few weeks?

Do you ever have hallucinations problems?

Did you often think about suicide, over the past few weeks?

Do you often have problems in keeping focus?

Section 4 of 4

Do you often fell that tired so that nothing can motivate you to surpass tiredness?

Do you suffer from alcoholic or banned substances abuse?

Do you often experience paranoia feelings?

Did you radically change your sex drive habits over the past few weeks?

Do you experience low energy issues?

Do you often feel you can not handle daily problems or activities, so that you avoid as many of them as you can?

Disclaimer: Please note that only a licensed medical professional has the authority to officially diagnose an individual with Mental Illness. This test should NOT be considered a substitute for any professional mental health service.

How does this mental illness test work?

This is a quick personality test made to help determine if you experience mental illness symptoms. If this is valid you can test at what level you have confronted with such signs so that you can concentrate on the problems that bother you.

The mental illness test comprises of 4 sections with short personality questions that cover most significant signs a person suffering from mental illness experiences.

Once all the questions are answered, by simply pressing the “Get Results!” the assessment will count how many of the symptoms of general mental disorder are present in your case, then it sums their significance in order to estimate a percentage of the presence of symptoms together with a short interpretation of the level.

Please remember that the above test should NOT be considered as a substitute for any professional medical/mental health service.

Example result

Presence of mental illness symptoms: 64.07% - Moderate mental illness

Based on the answers provided, it is likely that you undergo moderate levels of mental illness. There are important mental illness symptoms that bother you. The best advice would be to take a look at it and if you consider you might search for a professional assessment of your mental health because what you are experiencing now is probable to get worse in time if you don’t change your lifestyle.

What is Mental Illness

This condition, often called mental disorder, is a personality disorder disease that causes inappropriate thoughts and/or behavior to an individual. It can lead to inability to react, behave, live and cope with all the aspects of a normal life. It affects a person’s life in a negative way since it causes stress, depression, compulsive disorder, anxiety, isolation, fear, sadness and any similar feelings. These are behavioral patterns that are out of the usual norm and that impair the quality of life. They comprise of what a

person feels, the way he or she perceives and reacts to the outside world. There are definitions and classifications of mental health issues depending on their level of dysfunction. The term illness is more common despite meaning the same thing with the clinical term: disorder.


There are many risk factors to be taken in consideration when talking about mental health and most disorder causes are yet to be precisely established. From what is known to this moment, the main causes are:

  • Chemical brain imbalances
  • Genetic inheritance
  • Traumatic events
  • Substance abuse
  • Environmental & social influences

Mental health conditions

The table below contains the most common mental disorders and some symptoms and signs for each:

Antisocial Difficulty interacting with others, low self esteem, avoidance, harming or risk seeking behavior
Anxiety  Trembling, panic, rapid heart beat, insomnia, flashbacks
Bipolar Wild mood swings, mania, rapid thought, low self esteem, low confidence, loss of interest, sleep disturbances
Borderline Impulsivity and instability of affects, interpersonal relationships, and self image.
Depression  Insomnia, delusions, melancholia, sudden mood swings
Dissociative The existence of two or more alternative identities that switch and take over the patient’s life.
Histrionic Social isolation and inhibition, avoidance of social contacts and hypersensitivity to criticism, disapproval or rejection.
Narcissistic Selfishness, manipulative behavior, attention seeking
Obsessive-compulsive  Obsessive thoughts or thinking patterns, depression, coping with compulsions
Paranoid Preoccupied, doubtful attitude towards everyone around, recurrent episodes of suspicion and trust issues
Post traumatic stress Flashbacks, distress, headaches, substance abuse, avoidance, irritability, fear
Schizoid Lack of interest in social contacts and relationships, detachment, a tendency towards isolation, lack of empathy and emotional coldness
Schizotypal Social withdrawal, isolation, difficulty to distinguish between what is real and unreal, difficulty managing feelings and emotions

Signs to look for ...

Most mental conditions don’t develop all of a sudden and in most cases there are signs to be recognized in evolution by those close to the individual. Here are some of the things you should be concerned about in regard to those dear to you and even to your own well being:

- Social withdrawal, loss of interest in engaging in activities with other people

- Lack of concentration or diminished energy for no particular reason

- New sensitivities, to light, noise or other things previously accepted

- Problems with memory or thought processes

- Rapid and or sudden mood changes

- Lack of initiative in general

- Feelings of worthlessness

- Self harming behavior

- Changes in eating patterns

- Changes in sleep pattern

- Risk seeking behavior not exhibited before

- Taking on new beliefs, exaggerated perceptions

- Feelings of fear, doubt or worry

- Any kind of behavior that would seem different to what that person usually behaves

- Refusing to express one’s feelings out of fear for the reactions and rejection they would cause


Diagnosis services are provided in psychiatric hospitals and community support centers and assessments by observation or survey are done by psychologists and psychiatrists.

Routine diagnostic techniques include interviews that are called mental status examinations where the patient describes their behavior, feelings and what symptoms they have experienced.

Psychological testing on the other hand might include designed test, computerized assessments and in some cases neuroimaging tests.

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