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