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.|
T E S T
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.