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Depression Questionnaire

The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) is a screening tool designed to help you determine your level of depressive symptoms.

Take the Depression Questionnaire

Online screening is the quickest and easiest way to check the severity of your depressive symptoms and help you decide whether you should reach out to a professional for help. Your response to this screening tool is anonymous. Your results and additional resources will be shared with you after you click “See my Score.”

Directions: Select your answer based on the amount of time you have experienced the symptom over the last two weeks.

1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things

2. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless

3. Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much

4. Feeling tired or having little energy

5. Poor appetite or overeating

6. Feeling bad about yourself - or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down

7. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television

8. Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual

9. Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself