Emotional Health Assessment


Why You Should Take This Assessment

You've probably heard the expression "you are what you eat." But it can also be said "you are what you think" or "you are what you feel." The connection between your mind and body is real -- and it goes both ways.

Your mind affects the health of your body, and your body affects the health of your mind.

For example, asthma is a physical condition that makes it hard for a person to breathe. This can make the person feel panicked -- an example of the body affecting the mind. When a person with an irrational fear (phobia) has a panic attack, their feelings make it hard to breathe. This is the mind affecting the body.

There are many examples of the mind-body connection. This assessment is for adults age 20 and older. It can help you understand how feelings (like depression, stress, and anxiety), thoughts (about work or your personal life), and emotionally-driven behaviors (like over-eating or working too much) may be affecting you. These factors put you at risk for certain physical symptoms and conditions. Knowing where you may be emotionally vulnerable can help you make changes.

How Much Time This Assessment Will Take

10 minutes

What You'll Get at the End of the Assessment

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Review Date: 06/19/23
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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