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