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Fear Of Missing Out Scale

10 questions that will help you understand how severe your fear of being left out of social events is.

Mark Travers, Ph.D.

By Mark Travers, Ph.D. | August 31, 2023

Do you often feel that no matter how outgoing you may be, you are still left out? The Fear Of Missing Out Scale is a simple 10 item unidimensional scale that can help you understand your feelings of insecurity and inferiority, especially about missing out on important social events.

You can take this test here. Please follow all of the steps to receive your results.

Step 1: Answer the questions below based on your everyday experiences and how true you feel they may be for you.

Step 2: Enter your age, gender, region, and first name so we can provide you with a detailed report that compares your test scores to people similar to you.

Step 3: Check to make sure you've provided answers to all of the statements/questions above. Once you've done that, click the button below to send your responses to Awake Therapy's Lead Psychologist, Mark Travers, Ph.D. He will provide you with an overview of how you scored relative to others (all answers are anonymized and confidential to protect users' privacy). He can also answer any follow-up questions you may have.

References: Przybylski, A. K., Murayama, K., DeHaan, C. R., & Gladwell, V. (2013). Motivational, emotional, and behavioral correlates of fear of missing out. Computers in human behavior, 29(4), 1841-1848.