Depression Assessment

Results

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* All Responses are mandatory

Over the last few weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problem?

* If you checked off any problems, how difficult have these problems made it for you to do your work, take care of things at home, or get along with other people?

Your assessment results indicate that you have few or no symptoms of depression. Minor ups and downs in our emotions are normal, but keep in mind that if it ever feels like more than that, your doctor or behavioral health provider is there to help.

Your assessment results indicate that you may be depressed. Minor ups and downs in our emotions are normal, but depression is more than that. Depression is a treatable medical condition, so please consider speaking with your doctor or a behavioral health provider.

Your assessment results indicate that you are suffering from depression. We would like to encourage you to speak with your doctor or schedule an appointment with a behavioral health provider as soon as possible. You may even be at risk for harming yourself or someone else.

* Little interest or pleasure in doing things
* Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless
* Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much
* Feeling tired or having little energy
* Poor appetite or overeating
* Feeling bad about yourself - or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down
* Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television
* Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual
* Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself

 

This assessment is not designed to provide a comprehensive assessment or diagnosis of depression. Only a qualified physician or mental health provider can provide a complete assessment and diagnosis of depression. To learn more about depression click here. Opens in new tab If you are concerned about any aspect of your health, regardless of what the assessment shows, you should seek further evaluation from your doctor.

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If that is the case, please call 911 or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room. If you need to speak with someone now, you can also call either: - the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or - the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357) These resources are free, completely confidential and available 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. To learn more about depression click here. Opens in new tab If you are concerned about any aspect of your health, regardless of what the assessment shows, you should seek further evaluation from your doctor. If you are concerned that you may have a medical emergency or are having thoughts of harming yourself or someone else, call 911, or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room for an evaluation.