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