This Depression Inventory is designed for screening of major depressive disorder. The Inventory is not designed to make a diagnosis of major depression or take the place of a professional diagnosis or consultation. If your score indicates that you might have depressive disorder, please contact with a qualified mental health care professional for further clinical evaluation.

MAJOR DEPRESSION INVENTORY

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.

Have you felt low in spirits or sad?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you lost interest in your daily activities?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you felt lacking in energy and strength?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you felt less self-confident?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you had a bad conscience or feelings of guilt?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you felt that life wasn’t worth living?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you had difficulty in concentrating, e.g. when reading the newspaper or watching television?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you felt very restless?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you felt subdued or slowed down?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you had trouble sleeping at night?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you suffered from reduced appetite?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time

Have you suffered from increased appetite?
  • All the time
  • Most of the time
  • Slightly more than half the time
  • Slightly less than half the time
  • Some of the time
  • At no time