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About Dr. Ivan K. Goldberg
Take Goldberg’s Depression Test Now
When answering the following questions think back over the last two weeks and assess your feelings during this time frame.
Decide to which extent the individual statements apply to how you’re feeling.
Goldberg’s Depression Test is NOT a Diagnosis
While we are all grateful that Dr. Ivan created Goldberg’s depression test, it is important to remember that Goldberg’s depression test is a tool for self-assessment.
Goldberg’s depression test is not a diagnosis of depression.
You need to see a doctor face to face for a diagnosis of depression or any other illness.
If you suspect you suffer from depression, please contact your doctor immediately.
Why Goldberg’s Depression Test is So Critical
Check out the following infographic on depression and you can see why Goldberg’s depression test is so critical.
Depression is a worldwide epidemic and the illnesses and diseases related to depression make it urgent to treat depression as soon as possible.
Goldberg’s depression test will begin below after the Infographic.
Another useful test mostly used by professionals is the medical mnemonic sigecaps depression which you can read about over here.
Goldberg’s Depression Test Instructions
There are 18 questions on Goldberg’s Depression Test.
For each question, take a moment and note if you have been feeling this symptom at all and if yes, to what extent over the last two weeks.
If you do not have the symptom at all, then make no selection and your score for this question will be 0.
If you do feel some level of the symptom described by the question, then select one of the choices below the question where:
1 point means that you have experienced this symptom Just a little
2 points means that you have experienced this symptom Somewhat
3 points means that you have experienced this symptom Moderately
4 points means that you have experienced this symptom Quite a lot
5 points means that you have experienced this symptom Very much