Depression Test

According to the World Health Organization, over 300 million people suffer from depression. Yet, fewer than 40% actually seek treatment. Let’s change that.

Use this short depression test to help determine if you have the symptoms of depression and whether you should seek a diagnosis or treatment for depression from a qualified doctor or mental health professional.

Answer these 18 questions based on how you’ve felt in the past week.

I do things slowly

My future seems hopeless

It is hard for me to concentrate on reading

The pleasure and joy has gone out of my life

I have difficulty making decisions

I have lost interest in aspects of life that used to be important to me

I feel fatigued

It takes great effort for me to do simple things

I feel that I am a guilty person who deserves to be punished

I feel like a failure

I feel lifeless -- more dead than alive

My sleep has been disturbed -- too little, too much, or broken sleep

I spend time thinking about HOW I might kill myself

I feel trapped or caught

I feel depressed even when good things happen to me

Without trying to diet, I have lost, or gained, weight

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