Mindfulness-Based Self Efficacy Scale - Revised © (MSES-R)

Dr. Bruno A. Cayoun
MiCBT Institute and University of Tasmania

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This questionnaire is only valid for people aged 12 and over

Your date of birth

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Have you completed this online questionnaire before?

Have you ever been diagnosed with a psychological condition by a Medical Doctor or mental health professional?

Are you currently diagnosed with a psychological condition?

Are you currently affected with a psychological condition?

Have you started or completed a course of therapy or a mindfulness training program in the past 6 months?

What would you like your results compared with?

How to fill in this questionnaire

Click on one of the buttons that best describes how you view yourself, based on the scale below.

Select the appropriate response based on how much you agree with each statement right at this moment.

Try not to spend too much time on any one item. There are no right or wrong answers.


I get easily overwhelmed by my emotions


I find it difficult to make new friends


I try to avoid uncomfortable situations even when they are really important


When I feel very emotional, it takes a long time for it to pass


I feel comfortable saying sorry when I feel I am in the wrong


It is often too late when I realise I overreacted in a stressful situation


I get so caught up in my thoughts that I end up feeling very sad or anxious


When I have unpleasant feelings in my body, I prefer to push them away


I can resolve problems easily with my partner (or best friend if single)


I can face my thoughts, even if they are unpleasant


My actions are often controlled by other people or circumstances


I get caught up in unpleasant memories or anxious thoughts about the future


I can deal with physical discomfort


I feel I cannot love anyone


I am often in conflict with one (or more) family member


I avoid feeling my body when there is pain or other discomfort


I do things that make me feel good straight away even if I will feel bad later


When I have a problem, I tend to believe it will ruin my whole life


When I feel physical discomfort, I relax because I know it will pass


I can feel comfortable around people


Seeing or hearing someone with strong emotions is unbearable to me


If I get angry or anxious, it is generally because of others

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