Postpartum Depression Self-Assessment

iTherapy is happy to provide this Postpartum Depression Self Assessment.
Postpartum depression is moderate to severe depression in a woman after she has given birth. It may occur soon after delivery or up to a year later. For most women, it occurs within the first 3 months after delivery.

Postpartum Depression Self Test

Is it possible that I am suffering from Postpartum Depression?

INSTRUCTIONS: Choose the answer that fits best

  1. I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things:

    Not at all     Definitely not so much now     Not quite so much now      As much as I always could     

  2. I have looked forward with enjoyment to things:

    Hardly at all     Definitely less than I used to     Rather less than I used to     As much as I ever did    

  3. I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong:

    Yes, most of the time     Yes, some of the time      Not very often     No, never    

0% Complete

Your responses are private and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources Page for Postpartum Depression to learn more about Postpartum 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 have been anxious or worried for no good reason: :

    Yes, very often     Yes, sometimes     Hardly ever     No, not at all    

  2. I have felt scared or panicky for no good reason:

    Yes, quite a lot     Yes, sometimes      No, not much     No, not at all    

  3. I have been struggling to stay on top of things:

    Yes, most of the time I have not been able to cope at all      Yes, sometimes I have not been coping as well as usual     
    No, most of the time I have coped quite well      No, I have been coping as well as ever     

33% Complete

Your responses are private and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources Page for Postpartum Depression to learn more about Postpartum 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 have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping:

    Yes, most of the time     Yes, sometimes     Not very often     Not at all    

  2. I have felt sad or miserable:

    Yes, most of the time     Yes, quite often     Not very often      No, not at all     

  3. I have been so unhappy that I have been crying:

    Yes, most of the time     Yes, quite often     Only occasionally      No, never    

  4. The thought of harming myself has occurred to me:

    Yes, often     Sometimes     Hardly ever     Never    

66% Complete

Your responses are private and are not viewed by a clinician. If you feel like you need help visit Education and Resources Page for Postpartum Depression to learn more about Postpartum 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 Page for Postpartum Depression to learn more about Postpartum 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