DEPRESSION SCREENING TEST

DEPRESSION SCREENING TEST

The objective of this test is to detect if you suffer from Major depression symptomatology and to what degree.

Instructions: During the last two weeks, have you suffered from any of the following problems? For each problem, please mark with YES or NO if you have experienced the problem at least ten days in the last two weeks. When you mark YES, indicate if the intensity was "moderate" or "severe".

1) I do not have energy or I am tired most of the day.
2) I have had feelings of guilt or I have felt useless.
3) I have had thoughts that it is not worth living or to hurt myself.
4) I find difficult to make decisions or to concentrate.
5) I wake up during the night and I cannot get back to sleep, or I sleep too much.
6) I cry often or I have felt the need to cry.
7) The symptoms have been important and have affected my activities or relationships.
8) I have noticed that my appetite has increased or decreased significantly.
9) I talk or walk more slowly, or I have been fidgety.
10) I have felt depressed, down, or hopeless.
11) I cannot enjoy things as I used to before or I have lost interest in most things.
12) Compared to before, my daily activities have deteriorated.
13) My problems can be related to having taken a substance (medication or drug), to a medical condition or going through a grieving process.