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Depression Screen Tool

Our Depression Screening Tool for adults, developed in partnership with Cardiff University, can be used as a rough guide to spotting some of the warning signs of depression.

The tool is based on the widely used Patient Health Questionnaire 9, or PHQ-9, which was developed by US Doctors Kurt Kroenke, Robert Spitzer and Janet Williams in 2001.

You should answer all 9 questions, and tick just one box for each question.

It is important to remember that this tool is not designed as a substitute for proper clinical assessment by a health professional. If you are worried about your mental health you should contact your GP or your psychiatric team.

Take the online depression screening test
Over the last two weeks, how often have you been bothered by the following problems

National Centre for Mental Health, Cardiff University, Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ

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