PHQ-9: Modified for Teens

Name: Date of Birth: Clinician:



Not At All

Several Days

More Than Half the Days

Nearly Every Day

1) Feeling down, depressed, irritable, or hopeless? 0 1 2 3
2) Little interest or pleasure in doing things?  0 1 2 3
3) Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or sleeping too much?  0 1 2 3
4) Poor appetite, weight loss, or overeating?  0 1 2 3
5) Feeling tired, or having little energy? 0 1 2 3
6) Feeling bad about yourself – or feeling that you are a failure, or that you have let yourself or your family down? 0 1 2 3
7) Trouble concentrating on things like school work, reading, or watching TV?  0 1 2 3
8) Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or the opposite – being so fidgety or restless that you were moving around a lot more than usual? 0 1 2 3
9) Thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way?  0 1 2 3

In the past year have you felt depressed or sad most days, even if you felt okay sometimes? 
If you are experiencing any of the problems on this form, 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?
Has there been a time in the past month when you have had serious thoughts about ending your life?
Have you EVER, in your WHOLE LIFE, tried to kill yourself or made a suicide attempt?

**If you have had thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way, please discuss this with your Health Care Clinician, go to a hospital emergency room or call 911.**