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