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