• You’re at the doctor’s and you’re told you need an 1)injection. How do you 2)react?
A I roll up my sleeve.
B I become a bit worried and ask the doctor if it’s necessary.
C I 3)freeze and begin to have a panic attack.
• Have you ever avoided medical treatment because you knew a needle would be involved?
A No, never.
B Once or twice. But I usually try to 4)flight my fear and go.
C Many times. I always try to 5)avoid going to the doctor when a needle is involved.
• How do you feel when you see a picture of a needle?
A Nothing. It doesn't bother me at all.
B I find it a bit disturbing.
C I start shaking like a 6)leaf!
Mostly A’s: Lucky you! You have no problems with needles.
Mostly B's: Congratulations. You don't like needles, but you don’t let your fear get the better of you.
Mostly C’s: It's possible you may have belonephobia. Don’t worry! Talk to your doctor. He/She can help!