The following questions can help to determine if you or someone you know is depressed. If you answer "yes" to both questions, further evaluation and treatment may be necessary.

  1. During the past month, have you often been bothered by feeling down, depressed, or hopelessness?
  2. During the past month, have you often been bothered by little interest or pleasure in doing things?

 

It is important to talk to your doctor about receiving the appropriate care. You can also contact your behavioral health provider and ask to speak to a clinician about different treatment options for depression.

Source: Whooley MA, Avins AL, Miranda J, Browner WS Case-finding instruments for depression: two questions are as good as many. J Gen Intern Med. 1997; 12:439-445

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