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Depression Quiz: Am I Depressed Quiz

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This depression quiz can help identify the presence of depression symptoms.

Depression is a common mental illness that millions of Americans face every day. Depression is characterized by a low, or depressed, mood that negatively impacts day-to-day life. Depression is a treatable illness, however, if the illness is recognized and depression treatment is sought.


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Depression Quiz Instructions

This, Am I Depressed? quiz can suggest the presence of depression. Take this online depression quiz to see if you likely have depression.For this "Am I Depressed?" quiz consider how you have felt and acted for the last two weeks. Ask yourself each depression quiz question and answer with a "yes" or a "no." Check the depression quiz scoring section below to see if you might have depression.

  1. Do I spend most of my day sad or experience frequent crying spells?
  2. Do I find pleasure in enjoyed activities?
  3. Has my weight or appetite changed?
  4. Have I been able to sleep properly? Do I feel rested?
  5. Do I feel restless or agitated? Do I feel slowed down?
  6. Do I have my normal amount of energy?
  7. Do I feel like I have value? Do I have self-esteem?
  8. Do I find it difficult to focus or make decisions?
  9. Do I constantly think of death or suicide?
  10. Do I feel loved and cared for by others?
  11. Am I greatly concerned about these feelings? Do these feelings affect my ability to function?

Depression Quiz Scoring

For each of the following depression quiz answers, give yourself one point:

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Yes
  4. No
  5. Yes
  6. No
  7. No
  8. Yes
  9. Yes
  10. No
  11. Yes

If you scored more than five on this quiz, you may have depression. However, only a healthcare professional can diagnose you with depression. If you think you may have depression or another mental illness, print out and take your depression quiz results and discuss them with a qualified professional.

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