Depression Test (Goldberg)

Introduction

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