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