Adult Depression Screening

The following depression test is for educational purposes only.  Your answers to the following questions will be compared to those given by subjects with and without depression.

Directions: For each item below, please choose the statement which best describes how often you felt or behaved this way during the past several days

Adult Depression Screening


1. I feel down-hearted and blue.

2. Morning is when I feel the best.

3. I have crying spells or feel like it.

4. I have trouble sleeping at night.

5. I eat as much as I used to.

6. I still enjoy sex.

7. I notice that I am losing weight.

8. I have trouble with constipation.

9. My heart beats faster than usual.

10. I get tired for no reason.

11. My mind is as clear as it used to be.

12. I find it easy to do the things I used to.

13. I am restless and can’t keep still.

14. I feel hopeful about the future.

15. I am more irritable than usual.

16. I find it easy to make decisions.

17. I feel that I am useful and needed.

18. My life is pretty full.

19. I feel that others would be better off if I
were dead.

20. I still enjoy the things I used to do.

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The above depression test is a screening to be used for educational purposes only.  It is not intended to replace advise given by a qualified medical professional.  Depression can be dangerous an should be managed by a qualified medical professional.

The Adult Depression Screening is adapted from the SDS. All rights reserved.