This 18-question self-test by pioneering researcher Dr Ivan K Goldberg highlights signs and symptoms associated with depression.
Completing this Psychological Screening Test
To take the questionnaire, please click the radio button next to the selection which best reflects how each statement applies to you. Be sure to choose the statement that applies to how you have felt and behaved during the past week.
Take the Quiz
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About Scoring this Psychological Questionnaire
- 0 points Not at all
- 1 point Just a little
- 2 points Somewhat
- 3 points Moderately
- 4 points Quite a lot
- 5 points Very much
Screening test scoring ranges:
- 0-9 No Depression Likely
- 10-17, Possibly Mildly Depressed
- 18-21, Borderline Depression
- 22-35, Mild-Moderate Depression
- 36-53, Moderate-Severe Depression
- 54 and up, Severely Depressed
The higher the number, the more severe the depression. When your quiz is scored, one of 6 different information pages will appear to describe the results for scores in your range.
If you take the quiz again weekly or monthly, changes of 5 or more points between tests may be significant.
The Goldberg Depression Questionnaire was developed by Dr Ivan Goldberg, MD.
In This Section
- Psychological Self-Tests and Quizzes
- Adult ADHD Screening Tests
- Alcohol and Drug Use Tests
- Bipolar and Mania Tests
- Depression Tests
- Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)
- Depression Screening Quiz: The Goldberg Depression Questionnaire
- Depression Screening Quiz: The Wakefield Questionnaire
- Geriatric Depression Rating Scale
- K10 Anxiety and Depression Test
- Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology – Self Report
- Version 1 of the Beck Depression Inventory
- Disclaimer: Limitations of Psychological Self-Tests
- Miscellaneous Psychological Tests
- Psychological Self-Tests and Your Privacy
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