PHQ-9 Depression Scale
The PHQ-9 is the nine-item depression scale of the patient health questionnaire. It is one of the most validated tools in mental health and can be a powerful tool to assist clinicians with diagnosing depression and monitoring treatment response. The nine items of the PHQ-9 are based directly on the nine diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder in the DSM-IV.
Please take the online screening questionnaire to see if you are currently suffering from depression. All the questions are answered keep in mind that
For the last two weeks do you have the following symptoms
Depression is a serious and common illness. Approximately more than 15 million Americans struggle with depression every year. It has many forms from major Depression, dysthymia, Bipolar disorder and to seasonal affective disorder. Depression is not normal and is not a sign of weakness. Depression has major impact on one’s personal, family and social life.