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