PHQ-9 – Despression
Screening Tool

Despression Test (PHQ-9)

This questionnaire is commonly used in research to test depression among adult respondents.

Mark the number of the answer that suits you best and add up the values ​​you achieve - in total you can achieve a score from 0 to 27 points. 

This test is designed for ADULTS and adolescents as young as 14 years of age. The results, when taken by children are not reliable. 

Online test

How often have have you been bothered by the following over the past 2 weeks?

1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things? *

2. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless? *

3. Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much? *

4. Feeling tired or having little energy? *

5. Poor appetite or overeating? *

6. Feeling bad about yourself — or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down? *

7. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television? *

8. Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or so fidgety or restless that you have been moving a lot more than usual? *

9. Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or thoughts of hurting yourself in some way? *

* — required

Standardized tests are just indicative and should not in themselves serve as a diagnostic tool. Testing can serve as a tool and a quick outline of your current situation. If your results suggest that you may experience problems or symptoms of mental health deterioration, or if you experience such problems yourself, do not be afraid to contact someone. It could be a close person of yours or an expert.