PERSONAL HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE DEPRESSION SCALE (PHQ-8)

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?
(circle one number on each line)    

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How often during the past 2                                       Not                        Several                     half                    Nearly
Weeks were you bothered by…                                  at all                        days                    the days               every day

 

1.    Little interest or pleasure in doing things-----------0                              1                               2                          3

2.    Feeling down, depressed or hopeless-----------------0                             1                                2                          3
 
3.    Trouble falling asleep, or sleeping too much--------0                              1                                2                          3
 
4.    Feeling tired or having little energy-------------------0                             1                                2                          3
 
5.    Poor appetite or overeating----------------------------0                             1                                2                          3

6.    Feeling bad about yourself, or that you are a
        failure, or have let yourself or your family
        down-------------------------------------------------------0                              1                                2                         3

7.     Trouble concentrating on things, such as
         reading the newspaper or watching
         television-------------------------------------------------0                              1                                2                        3

8.     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--------0                               1                                2                        3

 
SCORING

Total Score: (sum up all 8 items) = ______________

10+ = Major Depression*                     20+ = Severe Major Depression*


*These are clinically significant findings. Therapy is recommended to decreased distress and increase functioning.