Test for Carers

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Are you struggling to cope with the challenges of caring?

Take this quiz to see if you could benefit from some support from one of our psychologists.

It’s free, quick, confidential, and scientifically validated.

This quiz is split into two parts: this is Part 1 of the quiz.

Please only fill in Part 1 or Part 2 of the quiz at a time because completing either Part will reset the page, so your progress on the other Part will be lost.
You can retake each Part as many times as you wish.
Below are some things carers like you have said about what it feels like to look after someone. Please read each statement and select one option to show how often this is true for you.
1. Because of caring I feel I am doing something good
2. Because of caring I feel that I am helping
3. Because of caring I feel closer to my family
4. Because of caring I feel good about myself
5. Because of caring I feel that I am learning useful things
6. Because of caring my parents are proud of the kind of person I am
7. Because of caring I like who I am
8. Because of caring I feel I am better able to cope with problems
9. I feel good about helping
10. Because of caring I feel I am useful
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This is Part 2 of the quiz for carers.

Please fill in either Part 1 or Part 2 of the quiz at a time because completing either Part will reset the page, so your progress on the other Part will be lost.
You can retake each Part as many times as you wish.
Below are some things carers like you have said about what it feels like to look after someone. Please read each statement and select one option to show how often this is true for you.
1. Because of caring I have to do things that make me upset
2. Because of caring I feel stressed
3. Because of caring I feel like running away
4. Because of caring I feel very lonely
5. Because of caring I feel like I can’t cope
6. Because of caring I can’t stop thinking about what I have to do
7. Because of caring I feel so sad I can hardly stand it
8. Because of caring I don’t think I matter
9. Because of caring life doesn’t seem worth living
10. Because of caring I have trouble staying awake
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We have online mental health quizzes for a wide variety of conditions including ADHD, autism, alcohol misuse, gambling, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and more. Each test should take no longer than five minutes.

References: Joseph, S, Becker, F, Becker, S (2009) Manual for Measures of Caring Activities and Outcomes For Children and Young People.

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