UMMS: Depression Calculator
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Is this more than the blues?

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Depression is a common and costly mental illness that will affect more than 19 million American adults this year. It's more than the blues.

The Depression Tool can help you determine if you should see a healthcare professional regarding your feelings.

This test should be used only as a guideline that does not replace in any way a formal psychiatric evaluation. Information for this tool was derived from psychiatric evaluations available through the NYU Department of Psychiatry.

Please select "yes" or "no" for each statement below. Select "yes" for each statement that applies to you and that has applied to you for two (2) weeks or more.

Question 1 of 9:

Loss of interest in things you used to enjoy, including sex.

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