The online depression self-test, which has been designed regarding specific symptoms of teenage depression, is an effective free screening tool to identify a probable instance of this potentially life-threatening mental disorder.

TEENAGE DEPRESSION TEST

Adolescent Depression Screening Scale
Instructions: For each item of the test, please answer based on how you have been over the last two weeks

1. I’m moody and feeling down
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Almost all day long

2. I feel irritated
  • Some of the Time
  • Good Part of the Time
  • Most of the Time
  • All of the Time
  • Hardly Ever

3. I think that I’m worthless
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Almost all day long

4. I feel guilty for letting people down
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
  • Never

5. I feel tired when I wake up in the morning
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

6. I'm not interested in the things that I usually take pleasure in
  • Some of the Time
  • Good Part of the Time
  • Most of the Time
  • All of the Time
  • Hardly Ever

7. I feel that nothing will change for the better
  • Hardly Ever
  • Some of the Time
  • Good Part of the Time
  • Most of the Time
  • All of the Time

8. I have problems falling asleep
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Every night
  • Never

9. I think that the way I live is not worth living
  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Most of the Time
  • All of the Time

10. I feel anxious and keyed up
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Almost all day long