Depression Test

Taking this short test may help you determine if you may need to seek a diagnosis from a mental health professional for depression treatment.

Depression Test Instructions: Please take this test online, and track your mood results weekly. You can also use the results to share with you doctor to help monitor your weekly mood changes. Please note that changes of five or more points are significant. Finally, please keep in mind that that this test is not designed to make a diagnosis for depression. For a diagnosis you must seek the the help of a doctor or a mental health professional.

The questions below refer to how you felt and behaved during the past week. For each question, indicate the extent which you blieve each question is true by checking the box next to the question.

  1. I do things slowly.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  2. My future seems hopeless.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  3. It is hard for me to concentrate on reading.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  4. The pleasure and joy has gone out of my life.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  5. I have difficulty making decisions.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  6. I have lost interest in aspects of life that used to be important to me.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  7. I feel sad, blue, and unhappy.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  8. I am agitated and keep moving around.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  9. I feel fatigued.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  10. It takes great effort for me to do simple things.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  11. I feel that I am a guilty person who deserves to be punished.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  12. I feel like a failure.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  13. I feel lifeless -- more dead than alive.
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    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  14. My sleep has been disturbed -- too little, too much, or broken sleep.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  15. I spend time thinking about HOW I might kill myself.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  16. I feel trapped or caught.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  17. I feel depressed even when good things happen to me.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much
  18. Without trying to diet, I have lost, or gained, weight.
    Not at all
    Just a little
    Somewhat
    Moderately
    Quite a lot
    Very much

Please remember these test results do NOT indicate a diagnosis, and should not replace the services of trained medical professional! Also please checkout our bipolar test site.

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