The PHQ-9 is tool used to screen for symptoms of depression.

These screening questions focus on the symptoms of depression. Please read each question carefully, then select the answer that indicates how much you have been bothered by that problem in the past 2 weeks. During the entire screening, no information is collected, stored or sent over the internet. To ensure complete privacy, exit your web browser after completing this screening.

  • Not at allSeveral daysMore than half the daysNearly every day
    Little interest or pleasure in doing things
    Feeling down, depressed or hopeless
    Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much
    Feeling tired or having little energy
    Poor appetite or overeating
    Feeling bad about yourself - or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down
    Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television
    Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual
    Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way
  • Not Difficult at AllSomewhat DifficultVery DifficultExtremely Difficult
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