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How Depressed Are you?

How Depressed Are you?


A lot of people is attacked by depression without knowing it. As the result, it hurts the relationship between each other.

Try the questionnaire now to identify if you are depressed.

How Depressed Are You?

Listed below are a variety of thoughts that pop into our heads. Please read each thought and indicate how frequently, if at all, the thought occurred to you over the last week. Please read each item carefully and indicate the appropriate response, using the scale below

5 4 3 2 1
All the time Often Moderate often Sometimes Not at all


  1. I feel like I’m up against the world.
  2. I’m no good
  3. Why can’t I ever succeed?
  4. No one understands me.
  5. I’ve let people down.
  6. I don’t think I can go on.
  7. I wish I were a better person
  8. I’m so weak.
  9. My life’s not going the way I want it to.
  10. I’m so disappointed in myself.
  11. Nothing feels good anymore
  12. I can’t stand this anymore
  13. I can’t get started
  14. What’s wrong with me?
  15. I wish I were somewhere else
  16. I can’t get things together
  17. I hate myself
  18. I’m worthless
  19. I wish I could just disappear.
  20. What’s the matter with me?
  21. I’m a loser
  22. My life is a mess.
  23. I’m a failure
  24. I’ll never make it
  25. I feel so helpless
  26. Something has to change
  27. There must be something wrong with me
  28. My future is bleak
  29. It’s just not worth it.
  30. I can’t finish anything.

Used with permission of Dr. Steven D. Hollon of VanderbiltUniversity. For more information see: S. D. Hollon, and P.C. Kendall (1980) “cognitive self-statement in depression: Development of an automatic thought questionnaire.” Cognitive Therapy and Research, 4, 383 – 95.

If your score is more than 50 percentile, you have the higher chance to be attacked by depression. If your score is higher than 55, you should meet a counsellor as soon as possible. You can get our FREE Psychotherapy session by sending email to


To find your score, simply add together your response for 30 items.














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