Depression Test — Am I Depressed?

Depression Treatment

Depression is an amazingly wide spread illness which strikes millions each year, often with debilitating consequences. This psychological disorder is so common that it has been hailed as the common cold of mental world. At any given point of time about 10% of the population is suffering from a depressive disorder. The World Health Organization (WHO)Trusted Source estimates that depression affects approximately 280 million people worldwide.

Feeling down from time to time is not unusual, but when those moments seem to hang on and just won’t let go, it might mean you have depression.

This Depression Quiz will help you determine whether you may need additional help and professional support for your symptoms.

A mental health professional can also help figure out if your issues might be a symptom of depression and recommend treatment if needed.

This online screening is not a definitive tool. It is not designed to diagnose depression or take the place of a professional diagnosis.

Only a trained medical professional, such as a doctor or mental health professional, can help you determine the next best steps for you.

You have difficulty making decisions.

You feel sad, blue, and unhappy.

You feel fatigued.

Your sleep was restless -- too little, too much, or broken sleep.

You do things slowly.

You have lost interest in aspects of life that used to be important to you.

You felt hopeless about the future.

You are agitated and keep moving around.

It is hard for you to concentrate on reading.

It takes great effort for you to do simple things.

You feel that you are a guilty person who deserves to be punished.

You felt that you aren't as good as other people.

You could not "get going".

The pleasure and joy has gone out of your life.

You spend time thinking about HOW you might kill yourself.