Depression Self-Assessment

Is it possible that I suffer from Depression?
I therapy is pleased to offer this Depression Self-Assessment. Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. Depression is a serious disease that affects millions of people each year. It is not a personal weakness or condition that can be willed or wished away. Although there is no known single cause of depression, it is believed that an interaction between genetic, biochemical, environmental and psychosocial factors may play a role.

Depression Self-Test

Is it possible that I suffer from depression?

Depression is a serious disease that affects millions of people each year. It is not a personal weakness or condition that can be willed or wished away. Although there is no known single cause of depression, it is believed that an interaction between genetic, biochemical, environmental and psychosocial factors may play a role. To learn more about Depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors visit Education and Resources Page for Depression.

INSTRUCTIONS: Below is a list of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that people sometimes have when depressed. Please read each one carefully. Select the response that indicates how much you have experienced the thought, feeling, or behavior in the past month.

  1. I have noticed a change in my sleeping pattern, such as having trouble falling asleep, waking up constantly through the night, or oversleeping in the morning.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  2. I feel uninterested in the things that were once enjoyable to me.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  3. I’ve been feeling sad, unhappy, or blue.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  4. I tend to ignore the phone when it rings even though it may be one of my friends.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  5. I feel like I’ve been drained of all my energy.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

0% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Depression Page to learn more about Depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. I’ve been crying a lot.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  2. It seems like everything goes wrong no matter how hard I try.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  3. I turn down invitations because I feel like I don’t have enough energy to socialize and I feel that my depressed mood will just get everyone else down.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  4. I purposely engage in risky behavior.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  5. I stay home from school or work because I feel depressed.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

25% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Depression Page to learn more about Depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. It is a hard and long process for me to make decisions lately.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  2. I feel like a failure and not very likable.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  3. I’ve been getting headaches, stomach aches, and sensations of pins in my joints that can’t be traced to physical injuries.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  4. I’ve been thinking a lot about my own death.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  5. I’ve gained or lost weight without really trying.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

50% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Depression Page to learn more about Depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

  1. I find it hard to concentrate for any length of time.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  2. I’ve been thinking about suicide.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  3. I’ve been drinking more alcohol than usual.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  4. I feel like I’ve lost interest in sex and am experiencing sexual difficulties.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  5. I feel restless and irritable.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

  6. Eating seems to be more trouble than it’s worth.

    Not at all     Very Seldom     Sometimes     Most of the Time     All of the Time

75% Complete

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Depression Page to learn more about Depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page

 
 

 

Your responses are private. and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources for Depression Page to learn more about depression and to get in touch with one of iTherapy’s counselors.

Remember, no self-test is conclusive, nor do they replace a formal diagnostic assessment by a licensed mental health professional. For a formal diagnostic assessment by an iTherapy approved professional please visit Find a Counselor page