Self-Rating Depression Scale

Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale

For each item below, please check the column which best describes how often you felt or behaved this way during the past several days.

 
1. I feel down hearted and blue.
2. Morning is when I feel the best.
3. I have crying spells or feel like it.
4. I have trouble sleeping at night.
5. I eat as much as I used to.
6. I still enjoy sex.
7. I notice that I am losing weight.
8. I have trouble with constipation..
9. My heart beats faster than usual.
10. I get tired for no reason.
11. My mind is as clear as it used to be.
12. I find it easy to do the things I used to.
13. I am restless and can’t keep still.
14. I feel hopeful about the future.
15. I am more irritable than usual.
16. I am more irritable than usual.
17. I feel that I am useful and needed.
18. My life is pretty full.
19. I feel that others would be better off if I were dead.
20. I still enjoy the things I used to do.

Your Perceived Stress Score =

Level:

Advice:

The scores fall into four ranges: 20-44 Normal Range 45-59 Mildly Depressed 60-69 Moderately Depressed 70 and above Severely Depressed

. . 12: Arch Gen Psychiatry 63-70. 1965.

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