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Quiz: Are You Depressed?

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If you need help now, call a 24-hour crisis center at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) for free, private help or dial 911.

Sometimes people who are feeling depressed think about hurting themselves or dying. If you or someone you know is having these feelings, get help now.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—runs both crisis centers. For more information visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.

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Do you think you might be depressed? Complete this quiz to find out if you’re showing signs of depression.

Check one answer for each question that best describes you for the past 7 days.

 


Source: The Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology 16-Item Self-Report (QIDS–SR16), University of Pittsburgh, http://www.ids-qids.org Original Citation: Rush, A.J., Giles, D.E., Schlesser, M.A., Fulton, C.L.,Weissenburger, J.E. and Burns, C.T. The Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (IDS): Preliminary findings. Psychiatry Research, 18:65-87, 1986.