Are you depressed?

Depression is a disorder that affects your thoughts, moods, feelings, behavior and even your physical health. People used to think it was "all in your head" and that if you really tried, you could "snap out of it" or just "get over it." But doctors now know that depression is not a weakness, and it's not something you can treat on your own. Depression is a medical disorder with a biological and chemical basis.

Depression may occur only once in a person's life. Often, however, it occurs as repeated episodes over a lifetime, with periods free of depression in between. Or it may be a chronic condition, requiring ongoing treatment over a lifetime.

Created by: Spanky

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Do you have a loss of interest in normal daily activities?
  2. Do you feel sad, helpless or hopeless, and have crying spells?
  3. Do you have any sleep disturbances?
  4. Do you have trouble concentrating or making decisions and have problems with memory?
  5. Do you have an increased or reduced appetite and unexplained weight gain or loss?
  6. Are you restless, agitated, irritable and easily annoyed?
  7. Do you feel weariness and feel as if you lack of energy nearly every day?
  8. Do you feel worthless and have excessive guilt?
  9. Are you less interest in sex?
  10. Do you have a persistent negative view of yourself, your situation and the future?

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Quiz topic: Am I depressed?