A Test for Depression

By: Findingstone  09-12-2011
Keywords: depression

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STEP 2: Note your SDS Index score from the number next to your raw total in the following table:

Conversion of Raw Scores to the SDS Index

Raw Score SDS Index Raw Score SDS Index Raw Score SDS Index Raw Score SDS Index Raw Score SDS Index
20 25 32 40 44 55 56 70 68 85
21 26 33 41 45 56 57 71 69 86
22 28 34 43 46 58 58 73 70 88
23 29 35 44 47 59 59 74 71 89
24 30 36 45 48 60 60 75 72 90
25 31 37 46 49 61 61 76 73 91
26 33 38 48 50 63 62 78 74 92
27 34 39 49 51 64 63 79 75 94
28 35 40 50 52 65 64 80 76 95
29 36 41 51 53 66 65 81 77 96
30 38 42 53 54 68 66 83 78 98
31 39 43 54 55 69 67 84 79 99
        80 100

STEP 3: What Your Scores Mean

SDS Index

Equivalent Clinical Global Impression

Below-50 ..

Within normal range, no psychopathology.

50 - 59 ..

Presence of minimal to mild depression.

60 - 69 ..

Presence of moderate to marked depression.

70 & over ..

Presence of severe to extreme depression.

For a complimenatry initial consultation, print the results of your test and bring it with you.

This test is adapted from W. W. K. Zung 1965, 1974, 1991 All Rights Reserved

 
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