Take the test!
Check True or False for each of the following questions:
I'm tired a lot.
Decisions are more difficult to make lately.
I cry more than I used to.
I feel edgy and tense.
My sleep patterns have changed (more, less, or disrupted).
I stay to myself a lot.
I just don't enjoy things the way I used to.
I have to push myself to do even the simplest of things.
I have lost interest in sex.
I eat more/less than I used to.
Please count the number of "Trues" in your responses.
0 - 3: You may be experiencing some mild depressive features. They may be linked to a situation or adjustment. If symptoms persist or become more intense, you may want to seek professional attention.
4 - 7: You are most likely experiencing a moderate depression. Professional assessment and therapeutic interventions should be explored.
8 - 10: You are probably experiencing a significant depression. Professional assessment and therapeutic intervention is advised. Medication evaluation may be of some benefit.
This is a symptom checklist. This is not a standardized psychological assessment.