Postpartum Depression: A Quiz For Dads And Partners

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 135

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Depression Quizzes & Trivia

The purpose of this quiz is to make you aware of some emotions and behaviors associated with postpartum depression. The purpose is not to make a medical diagnosis. If you have concerns or have more questions, you should contact a doctor or health care provider.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the past week, has your partner been able to sleep when given the opportunity?
    • A. 

      Yes, without a problem

    • B. 

      With some difficulty

    • C. 

      With a lot of difficulty

    • D. 

      No, not at all

  • 2. 
    In the past week, has she shown interest in day-to-day living activities?
    • A. 

      As much as always

    • B. 

      Rather less than before

    • C. 

      Definitely less than before

    • D. 

      Not at all

  • 3. 
    In the past week, has your partner looked forward to caring for/ interacting with the new baby?
    • A. 

      All the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Never

  • 4. 
    Has she felt overwhelmed or persistently sad?
    • A. 

      All the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    In the past week, has your partner shared thoughts of harming herself or the baby?
    • A. 

      Yes, quite often

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Hardly ever

    • D. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    Has your partner felt scared or panicky for no very good reason?
    • A. 

      Yes, often

    • B. 

      Yes, sometimes

    • C. 

      No, not so much

    • D. 

      Never, not at all

  • 7. 
    In the past week, she has blamed herself unnecessarily when things went wrong:
    • A. 

      Most of the time

    • B. 

      Some of the time

    • C. 

      No, hardly ever

    • D. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    Your partner has expressed a desire to isolate herself:
    • A. 

      Most of the time

    • B. 

      Some of the time

    • C. 

      Hardly ever

    • D. 

      Never

  • 9. 
    Your partner has shown healthy appetite at meal time:
    • A. 

      As much as before

    • B. 

      Not quite so much now

    • C. 

      Definitely not so much now

    • D. 

      Not at all

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