Symptoms must be present for at least two weeks for a diagnosis of depression. The screeners provided are confidential assessment tools to explore your mental health and determine whether you should contact a mental health professional.

Symptoms of Depression

Symptoms of depression include

  • prolonged sadness or unexplained crying spells;
  • significant changes in appetite and sleep patterns;
  • irritability, anger, worry, agitation, anxiety;
  • pessimism, indifference;
  • loss of energy, persistent lethargy;
  • feelings of guilt, worthlessness;
  • inability to concentrate, indecisiveness;
  • inability to take pleasure in former interests, social withdrawal;
  • unexplained aches and pains; and
  • recurring thoughts of death or suicide.

Depression Screeners