P A T I E N T H E A L T H Q U E S T I O N N A I R E - 9

( P H Q - 9 )

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered

 

 

More

Nearly

by any of the following problems?

 

 

 

Several

than half

every

 

 

Not at all

days

the days

day

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Little interest or pleasure in doing things

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Feeling tired or having little energy

 

 

 

 

 

5. Poor appetite or overeating

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Feeling bad about yourself — or that you are a failure or

 

have let yourself or your family down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the

 

newspaper or watching television

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have

 

 

 

 

 

noticed? Or the opposite — being so fidgety or restless

 

that you have been moving around a lot more than usual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting

 

yourself in some way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR OFFICE CODING 0

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=Total Score: ______

If you checked off any problems, how difficult have these problems made it for you to do your work, take care of things at home, or get along with other people?

Not difficult

Somewhat

Very

Extremely

at all

difficult

difficult

difficult