Screening Tool: Depression (in Adolescents)
This survey is designed to provide a quick assessment of whether you might have signs and symptoms related to depression. However, no test is 100% accurate. No matter what your score is, you should seek help if you have any concerns about yourself or your loved ones.
This questionnaire is the 6-item Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale (KADS-6).
Over the last week, how have you been "on average"or "usually" regarding the following:
For more information about this tool:
- LeBlanc JC, Almudevar A, Brooks SJ, Kutcher S: Screening for Adolescent Depression: Comparison of the Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale with the Beck Depression Inventory, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 2002 Summer; 12(2):113-26.