Depression Test (Goldberg)


Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For each statement, select the response that best applies to you. Do not spend too long deliberating about your responses: if in doubt, choose the option that immediately seems most appropriate.

Disagree Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree a Little Agree a Little Agree Moderately Agree Strongly
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Disagree Strongly
2 - Disagree Moderatley
3 - Disagree a Little
4 - Agree a Little
5 - Agree Moderately
6 - Agree Strongly
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6
My sleep has been disturbed -- too little, too much, or broken sleep.
I spend time thinking about HOW I might kill myself.
I have difficulty making decisions.
I feel lifeless -- more dead than alive.
I feel sad, blue, and unhappy.
I feel fatigued.
My future seems hopeless.
Without trying to diet, I have lost, or gained, weight.
I feel trapped or caught.
I feel depressed even when good things happen to me.
I have lost interest in aspects of life that used to be important to me.
I feel that I am a guilty person who deserves to be punished.
It takes great effort for me to do simple things.
I am agitated and keep moving around.
I feel like a failure.
The pleasure and joy has gone out of my life.
It is hard for me to concentrate on reading.
I do things slowly.