Screening Tool: Depression (in Adults) (9-item PHQ-9)
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 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9).
Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following:
For more information about this tool:
Kroenke K, Spitzer RL, Williams JBW. The PHQ-9: Validity of a brief depression severitymeasure. J Gen Intern Med 2001;16:606-613
Löwe B, Unutzer J, Callahan CM, Perkins AJ, Kroenke K. Monitoring depression treatment outcomes with the Patient Health Questionnaire-9. Med Care 2004;42:1194-1201