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.


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?

Have you lost interest in your daily activities?

Have you felt lacking in energy and strength?

Have you felt less self-confident?

Have you had a bad conscience or feelings of guilt?

Have you felt that life wasn’t worth living?

Have you had difficulty in concentrating, e.g. when reading the newspaper or watching television?

Have you felt very restless?

Have you felt subdued or slowed down?

Have you had trouble sleeping at night?

Have you suffered from reduced appetite?

Have you suffered from increased appetite?