1. I am sad all the time and can't snap out of it. I feel worthless.

2. I feel I have nothing to look forward to.

3. As I look back on my life, all I can see is a bunch of failures.

4. I don't enjoy things the way I used to.

5. I often feel guilty.

6. I expect to be punished.

7. I am disappointed or disgusted with myself.  I feel like a failure.

8. I blame myself all the time for my faults.

9. Sometimes I think about dying or killing myself.

10. I cry more than I used to.

11. I used to be able to cry, but now I can't cry at all, even when I feel sad.

12. I am more easily irritated than I used to be.

13. I have lost interest in other people.

14. I have to push myself to get anything done.

15. I wake up earlier than I used to and can't get back to sleep.

16. I feel tired all the time.

17. My appetite is worse than it used to be.

18. I've lost weight without intending to.

19. I worry all the time about my physical health and appearance.

20.  I'm not very interested in sex anymore.

 

If you answered "yes" to 8 or more of these questions you may be depressed.  
A professional can help you determine the best options for getting help.