Depression quiz

The following quiz was developed by Sir David Goldberg and his colleagues at the Centre for Mental Health Research and provides feedback on your level of depression symptoms.

Note that we ask for your age group and gender in this quiz so we can provide feedback about how your symptoms compare to other people.

Think about how you have been feeling lately:

Quiz: Depression quiz


Have you been lacking in energy?

Have you lost interest in things?

Have you lost confidence in yourself?

Have you felt hopeless?

Have you had difficulty concentrating?

Have you lost weight (due to poor appetite)?

Have you been waking early?

Have you felt slowed up?

Have you tended to feel worse in the morning?



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Jorm, A.F., et. al. (2005). "Age group differences in psychological distress: the role of psychosocial risk factors that vary with age." Psychological Medicine, 35: 1253–1263.