Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Over the last two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

 

a) Little interest or pleasure in doing things?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

 

b) Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

c) Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

d) Feeling tired or having little energy?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

e) Poor appetite or overeating?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

f) Feeling bad about yourself – or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

g) Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

h) 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?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

i) Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way?

  • not at all – 0
  • several days – 1
  • more than half of the days – 2
  • nearly everyday – 3

Total – ___/27

Depression Severity: 0-4 none, 5-9 mild, 10-14 moderate, 15-19 moderately severe, 20-27 severe.