Is it more than just feeling blue?

Take the test!

Check True or False for each of the following questions:

True False Question
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.