Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Been feeling low in energy, slowed down?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Been blaming yourself for things?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Had poor appetite?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Had difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Been feeling hopeless about the future?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Been feeling blue?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Been feeling no interest in things?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Had feelings of worthlessness?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Thought about suicide?

Over the past two weeks, how often have you:

Had difficulty concentrating or making decisions?

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Additional Questions

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Have you ever been treated for depression:
If yes, did treatment include medication:
Are you currently taking any anti-depressant prescription medication?
Have you ever attempted suicide?

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Please take a few moments to focus on yourself and what is going on in your life at this moment.
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You scored between 0 to 8.

Symptoms are not consistent with a major depressive episode. Presence of a major depressive disorder is unlikely. A complete evaluation is not recommended.

Score interpretation & referral guidelines
Total Score Interpretation Referral Guidelines
0 – 8 Symptoms are not consistent with a major depressive episode. Presence of a major depressive disorder is unlikely. A complete evaluation is not recommended.
9 – 16 Symptoms are consistent with a major depressive episode. Presence of a major depressive disorder is possible. A complete evaluation is recommended.
17 – 30 Symptoms are strongly consistent with a major depressive episode. Presence of a major depressive disorder is very likely. A complete evaluation is strongly recommended. In this higher range, the severity level may require immediate attention.

Note: Further evaluation is suggested for any individual who score 1 or more on the suicide question (item 9), regardless of the total score on the Harvard Department of Psychiatry/NDSD Scale.

 
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