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This test is meant to be used for personal screening purposes only.  If you are concerned about depression or any other disorder, you should consult an appropriate professional.  The authors make no claim to diagnose any mental or emotional disorder.

1. I often feel sad, empty, or tearful.
yes
no
2. I lack interest in or do not take pleasure in most activities.
yes
no
3. I have had a weight loss or gain of over 5% of my body weight in the past 6 months.
yes
no
4. I sleep too much or not enough.
yes
no
5. I feel agitated or slowed down.
yes
no
6. I feel a lack of energy.
yes
no
7. I feel worthless or guilty.
yes
no
8. I have difficulty in concentrating and/or decision making.
yes
no
9. I have thought about, planned, or attempted suicide.
yes
no
10. I am preoccupied with death.
yes
no