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Depression Screening

Published by Ummang on

This screening tool is designed to help you understand yourself better. It is not a diagnostic or medical tool. If you feel like you are going to hurt yourself, contact 112 or your local emergency services immidiately.

Depression affects each one of us in different ways. But there are some common features using which we can identify the problem. It is also managable with various forms of treatment. To know more about treatment options for depression, contact us.

So, let’s begin. Please answer all questions, and remember that there are no right or wrong answers.

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

1.Little interest or pleasure in doing things
2.Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless
3.Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much
4.Feeling tired or having little energy
5.Poor appetite or overeating
6.Feeling bad about yourself – or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down
7.Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television
8.Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite – that is: being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual
9.Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself
10.If you checked off any problems, how difficult have these problems made it for you at work, home, or with other people?

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