2 Choices for Instant Depression Screening

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Choice 1: Alone on Mobile Device or Computer

Personal and confidential.  Less than 10 questions! Get instant results that you share with your doctor to start the conversation about possible depression.

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Choice 2: - In Doctor's Office, on Computer

Doctor downloads the test with the answer key below. Answer 9 questions on the screening form and give to doctor. Your doctor should review results of test and examine you further for depression, based on your face-to-face visit with him/her.

doctor to download pdf with scoring scale

What Does My Number Mean?

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1 through 4 equals

Minimal depression

5 through 9 equals

Mild depression

10 through 14 equals

Moderate depression

15 through 19 equals

Moderately severe depression

20 through 27 equals

Severe depression

This product/screening is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It is intended to be used to start a conversation with your doctor about how you feel. By participating in this screen, you agree to share the results with your doctor, in order to start the conversation about depression and other mental health questions. Validity has been assessed against an independent structured mental health professional (MHP) interview. PHQ-9 score ≥10 had a sensitivity of 88% and a specificity of 88% for major depression. It can even be used over the telephone.