Depression Scale

30 Questions

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Scale Quizzes & Trivia

This short quiz will help you identify depression. It is not meant to serve as a diagnosis of clinical depression but rather a way of determining whether or not counseling services might be beneficial.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I am basically satisfied with my life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    I have dropped many of my activities and interests
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    I feel that my life is empty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    I often get bored
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    I am hopeful about the future
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    I am bothered by thoughts I can't get out of my head
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I am in good spirits most of the time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    I am afraid that something bad is going to happen to me
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    I feel happy most of the time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I often feel helpless
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    I often get restless and fidgety
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    I prefer to stay home, rather than going out and doing new things
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    I frequently worry about the future
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    I feel I have more problems with memory than most people do
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    I think it is wonderful to be alive now
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    I often feel downhearted and blue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    I feel pretty worthless the way I am now
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    I worry a lot about the past
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    I find that life is very exciting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    It is hard for me to get started on new projects
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    I feel full of energy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    I feel that my situation is hopeless
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    I think that most people are better off than I am
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    I frequently get upset over little things
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    I frequently feel like crying
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    I have trouble concentrating
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    I enjoy getting up in the morning
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    I prefer to avoid social gatherings
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    It is easy for me to make decisions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    My mind is as clear as it used to be
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False