The company wants to help approximately 48 million adult Americans who are experiencing an anxiety disorder. The Google search engine will offer to fill out a Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) questionnaire if the user searches for information about anxiety or low self-esteem. This is one of the most popular surveys for detecting generalized anxiety disorder.
A clinically confirmed survey includes the same questions that doctors usually ask the patient personally. It is designed to show people how much their sensations can be compared to the symptoms that other people experience. After the results of the survey, users can contact a specialist.
The knowledge panel displays information about the symptoms associated with anxiety. Google has partnered with the National Mental Illness Alliance (NAMI), one of the largest psychiatric organizations in the United States. Google will not collect or share information that users fill out.
You can also find questionnaires on Google to help people who feel like they have depression or post-traumatic stress disorder. Other social networks – Snapchat and Facebook have also introduced new features that help users cope with anxiety due to the coronavirus pandemic. Google hopes that its questionnaire will be available not only in the United States.