Have you been feeling symptoms of depression? The Treatment Specialist offers a free online version of the commonly used Depression Screening tool called the PHQ-9. The nine items of the PHQ-9 are based directly on the nine diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder in the DSM-IV.
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0 to 4 Points:
5 to 9 Points:
10 to 14 Points:
15 to 19 Points:
Moderately severe depression
20 to 27 Points:
If you scored over 10 on the PHQ-9 please contact The Treatment Specialist for a free confidential assessment and to receive guidance and help. Call 866-644-7911.
Question 1 of 9
Little interest or pleasure in doing things?
Question 2 of 9
Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?
Question 3 of 9
Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much?
Question 4 of 9
Feeling tired or having little energy?
Question 5 of 9
Poor appetite or overeating?
Question 6 of 9
Feeling bad about yourself – or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down?
Question 7 of 9
Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television?
Question 8 of 9
Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or the opposite – being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual?
Question 9 of 9
Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way?
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