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Take Depression Test to check if you have Major Depressive Disorder. This Clinical Depression Test (Clinical Depression Screening Scale – CDSS) is based on the diagnostic criteria of major depressive disorder.


Instructions: The following questions ask about how you have been feeling over the past two weeks. Please choose the answer which is closest to how you have been feeling.

1. I feel down and depressed

2. I’m weepy or feel that I’m on the edge of bursting into tears

3. I feel lost and empty

4. I don’t care anymore about the things that gave me pleasure in the past

5. Nothing seems fun anymore

6. My sexual drive is as it used to be

7. I have poor appetite

8. I eat more that I used to

9. I have troubles sleeping at night

10. Even if I sleep enough hours it’s difficult for me to wake up in the mornings

11. I feel restless

12. I feel slowed down

13. I feel tried

14. I find it hard to do the things that seemed manageable in the past

15. I think that I’m worthless

16. I blame myself for mistakes I did in the past

17. I find it hard to make everyday decisions

18. It’s difficult for me to concentrate on my daily activities

19. I feel that life is not worth living

20. I wish I would be dead

21. I feel like nothing is going to get better

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© 2014 Clinical Depression Screening Scale (CDSS) All rights reserved; For personal use only.
The Clinical Depression Test is based on the diagnostic criteria of major depressive disorder. The online test, however, is not intended to make a diagnosis of major depression or take the place of a professional diagnosis or consultation.  
The online self-test can help to determine whether you might have clinical depression.  If your score indicates that you might have depressive disorder, please contact with a qualified mental health care professional for further clinical evaluation. If you have already been diagnosed with clinical depression, and are receiving therapy, use this free CDSS test once in two weeks to monitor your progress in the treatment process.