Depression Test - Abridged

15 questions, 10 min


  1. When I wake up in the morning, I feel like there is nothing to look forward to.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  2. I have lost interest in most (or all) of the things and activities that used to interest me.

    completely true
    generally true
    somewhat true/somewhat wrong
    generally wrong
    completely wrong

  3. I am miserable.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  4. Without trying, I have lost or gained weight.

    more than 10 percent of my original body weight in a month
    5 to 10 percent of my original body weight in a month
    3 to 5 percent of my original body weight in a month
    1 to 3 percent of my original body weight in a month
    less than 1 percent of my original body weight in a month or no weight loss
    not true

  5. I think about death.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  6. I experience an unusual lack of energy, even after a good rest.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  7. I feel agitated or restless (I pace, am unable to stay calm, or need to move constantly).

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  8. I feel slowed down (physically or mentally).

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  9. I feel worthless.

    completely true
    generally true
    somewhat true/somewhat wrong
    generally wrong
    completely wrong

  10. I feel like crying for no apparent reason.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  11. I am so tired that I cannot carry on with my usual activities.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  12. I don't get pleasure anymore out of most (or all) of the things and activities that I used to enjoy.

    completely true
    generally true
    somewhat true/somewhat wrong
    generally wrong
    completely wrong

  13. I feel sad.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  14. My mind feels heavy or clouded - it's hard to think clearly and concentrate.

    most of the time
    often
    sometimes
    rarely
    almost never

  15. I have been sleeping less or more than I usually do.

    markedly
    noticeably
    slightly
    barely
    not at all

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