Online Depression Quiz

Depression can have devastating effects on all aspects of one’s life if left untreated. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you should connect with a mental health professional. This depression quiz, created by licensed psychologist Dr. Stacey Levy, is based on the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for a Major Depressive Episode, and is completely anonymous & confidential. Following the quiz, you will see your results & recommendations.

0%

In the past two weeks, how often have you noticed a significant change in your mood and/or ability to experience interest and pleasure?

Feeling down

In the past two weeks, have you or your friends noticed that you are feeling down?

anxious man

In the past two weeks, have you experienced decreased interest in and pleasure from life?

Feeling Alone

In the past two weeks, have you experienced a greatly increased or reduced appetite?

do you have an appetite

In the past two weeks, have you struggled with too much or not enough sleep?

awake in bed

In the past two weeks, would you or your friends describe you as restless, slowed down or uneasy?

time alone in the forest

In the past two weeks, have you experienced feeling very tired or lacking energy?

low on energy

In the past two weeks, have you experienced feelings of worthlessness and unfounded guilt?

girl contemplating life

In the past two weeks, have you struggled with thinking clearly, concentration and decision making?

thinking clearly

Do you have a medical condition that could account for these symptoms?

test tubes

Do you have another diagnosed mental health condition, that could account for these symptoms?

mental health conditions

Are your symptoms interfering with your ability to fulfill your daily duties and responsibilities at work, home or in your relationships?

women working at computer

Has your body weight fluctuated more the 5% in the last month, without the help of a defined diet?

weighing yourself

Dr. Stacey’s Depression Quiz
Severe Depression

Final Result

Your responses are highly consistent with severe depression.

We are glad you took a first step by taking this screening. Please remember that these results are not a diagnosis. These results are common and help is available.

Our Recommendation

Severe depression isn't something to brush aside. Verify whether or not you need depression therapy by speaking to a licensed professional right away. This is available online through Betterhelp. Over 500,000 people are currently signed up to Betterhelp.

Levels of Depression
Moderate Depression

Final Result

Your responses are highly consistent with moderate depression.

We are glad you took a first step by taking this screening. Please remember that these results are not a diagnosis. These results are common and help is available.

Our Recommendation

Moderate depression isn't something to brush aside. Verify whether or not you need depression therapy by speaking to a licensed professional right away. This is available online through Betterhelp. Over 500,000 people are currently signed up to Betterhelp.

Levels of Depression

Mild Depression

Final Result

Your responses are highly consistent with mild depression.

We are glad you took a first step by taking this screening. Please remember that these results are not a diagnosis. These results are common and help is available.

Our Recommendation

Mild depression isn't something to brush aside. Verify whether or not you need depression therapy by speaking to a licensed professional right away. This is available online through Betterhelp. Over 500,000 people are currently signed up to Betterhelp.

Levels of Depression

No Signs of Depression

Final Result

Your responses do not indicate any signs of depression.

Please remember that these results are not a diagnosis. These results are common and if you believe you need to talk to someone, help is available.

Our Recommendation

Though you don't show any signs of depression, we recommend that you verify whether or not you need counseling by speaking to a licensed professional, such as those available online through Betterhelp. Over 500,000 people are currently signed up to Betterhelp.

Levels of Depression

Get Help Now

Final Result

Please seek help immediately.

If you are feeling suicidal, we strongly recommend reaching out to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline ASAP.

Our Recommendation

Based on your answers, you should contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Similarly, you can contact them by phone: 1-800-273-8255