Depression self-assessment

The assessment is designed for adults 18 and older.

Your results will not be shared with any Kaiser Permanente providers or saved in your electronic health record.

 

Over the last two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

Assessment results: None

Your score suggests you have no symptoms of depression.

Exercising, eating well, managing stress, getting enough sleep, and other healthy habits can help you continue to maintain your emotional well-being.

You can retake this self-assessment anytime to see if your symptoms change.

Assessment results: Mild

Your score suggests you may have symptoms of mild depression.

Learn more about a wide range of Kaiser Permanente resources to help you feel better.

You can retake this self-assessment anytime to see if your symptoms change.

Assessment results: Moderate

Your score suggests you may have symptoms of moderate depression.

Discuss your symptoms with your doctor or a mental health professional and use our resources to help you feel better.

You can retake this self-assessment anytime to see if your symptoms change.

Assessment results: Moderately severe

Your score suggests that you may have symptoms of moderately severe depression.

Discuss your symptoms with your doctor or a mental health professional right away and use our resources to help you feel better.

You can retake this self-assessment anytime to see if your symptoms change.

Assessment results: Severe

Your score suggests you may have symptoms of severe depression.

Discuss your symptoms with your doctor or a mental health professional right away and use our resources to help you feel better.

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You can retake this self-assessment anytime to see if your symptoms change.

Assessment results: Severe

Your score suggests you may be experiencing symptoms of severe depression.

Symptoms of depression can be an emergency if your responses indicate there’s a possibility that you may harm yourself. If that’s the case, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.

It’s important for you to know that you’re not alone — there is hope, and there is help. Select the care options link below to find the support you need during this critical time.


This self-assessment was developed by Drs. Robert L. Spitzer, Janet B.W. Williams, Kurt Kroenke, and colleagues, with an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. Reproduced here by Kaiser Permanente (no permissions required).

Reviewed by Nolan Thompson, MD, April 2019.