Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?
|No at all||Several days||Over than half the days||Nearly every day|
|1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things?||0||1||2||3|
|2. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?||0||1||2||3|
|3. Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much?||0||1||2||3|
|4. Feeling tired or having little energy?||0||1||2||3|
|5. Poor appetite or overeating?||0||1||2||3|
|6. Feeling bad about self or that self is a failure or has let self or the family down?||0||1||2||3|
|7. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television.||0||1||2||3|
|8. Moving or speaking so slowly people could have noticed? Or the opposite- being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual.||0||1||2||3|
|9. Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way?||0||1||2||3|
= Total Score ____________
If you checked off any problems, how difficult have those problems made it for you to do your work, take care of things at home, or get along with other people?
|► Not difficult at all||► Somewhat difficult||► Very difficult||► Extremely difficult|
|0-4:||No depression symptoms|
|5-9:||Minor depression symptoms (->Further Readings: Mental Wellness Tips)|
|10-14:||Moderate depression symptoms (->Further Readings: Mental Wellness Tips)|
|15-19:||Moderate to severe depression symptoms (Please come to seek for help)|
|20 or more:||Severe depression symptoms (Please come to seek for help)|
Developed by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke and colleagues, with an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. No permission required to reproduce, translate, display or distribute.