Depression Self-Assessment

Please respond to each question or statement by marking one box per row.  

If your total score comes to 19 or more, it would be helpful to discuss depression with your family doctor or mental health professional. It may be helpful to show them your answers.  


In the past 7 days…

1.I felt worthless ….
2.I felt helpless ….
3.I felt depressed ….
4.I felt hopeless ….
5.I felt like a failure ….
6.I felt unhappy ….
7.I felt that I had nothing to look forward too ….
8.I felt that nothing could cheer me up ….