Quiz: Are You In Depression?

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Quiz: Are You In Depression?

Are you in depression? There are a lot of factors that affect a person’s mood and behavior, but not all of them mean you are depressed; you just might be sad. Using the quiz below, you will get some insight into whether what you are going through might be a cause for alarm. Do give it a try and see if you need a second opinion.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How often do you feel "sad" or hopelessness?
    • A. 

      Not very much, only when sad things happen

    • B. 

      Sometimes, it happens randomly on certain days

    • C. 

      Um, not everyday, but I feel helpless and sad on most days

    • D. 

      I feel sad and hopeless almost everyday, I just don't like to show it

  • 2. 
    How hard are you on yourself/hate on yourself?
    • A. 

      Rarely, I try and praise myself

    • B. 

      Not often, we all hate on ourselves, so I do it sometimes but only when I make a big mistake

    • C. 

      Most of the time, I criticise myself and make me feel worse so I won't screw up again

    • D. 

      All the time, I know I can't do things correctly so I just always criticise myself before anything actually happens

  • 3. 
    Do you have low self-esteem? 
    • A. 

      Yeah, I guess so

    • B. 

      Yes I do

    • C. 

      Not really

  • 4. 
    Do you have an interest in doing different activities? (Can you stay focused on a task or do you lose focus)
    • A. 

      Yeah, I love to do different activities and I can stay focused

    • B. 

      I like to do different activities but sometimes it's difficult to stay focused

    • C. 

      Well, I really don't like to do lots of activities but once I find one that I like it's pretty easy to stay focused

    • D. 

      I really don't like doing different activities and even if I try them, I can't stay focused on them for long periods of time

  • 5. 
    Do you have anxiety?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I'm not sure (Go here: https://www.psycom.net/anxiety-test )

  • 6. 
    Are you tired all the time or have a loss of energy?
    • A. 

      Yes, but I stay up at night doing homework/watching something

    • B. 

      No, I get plenty of sleep and I'm not tired most days

    • C. 

      No, I stay up late at night but I am still awake and energized throughout the day

    • D. 

      Yes, I sleep and get plenty of rest but I'm always so tired and falling asleep

    • E. 

      Yes, I try and go to bed but I can't well sleep at night

  • 7. 
    Have you ever been suicidal or had thoughts like suicide?
    • A. 

      Yes, I have

    • B. 

      No, I have not

    • C. 

      I would rather not say

  • 8. 
    Do you think you have depression?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 9. 
    Check off all of the symptoms that you suffer from below
    • A. 

      Sadness for 2+ weeks

    • B. 

      Lonelyness

    • C. 

      Suicidal thoughts

    • D. 

      Saying your depressed

    • E. 

      Fatigue/not eating

    • F. 

      Irritability

    • G. 

      Lazy

    • H. 

      Don't have friends

    • I. 

      Tired (even though you got sleep)

    • J. 

      Tired (couldn't sleep)

    • K. 

      Tired (stayed up really late)

    • L. 

      Never happy

    • M. 

      Stay in your room most of the day on your phone/computer

    • N. 

      Stay in your room to avoid social situations

  • 10. 
    Have you unintentionally (without diet) Lost or gained weight?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Not sure

  • 11. 
    How often do you feel like you are the reason for someones punishment/consequences? 
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Rarely

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Often

    • E. 

      All the time