Depression Quiz Results

Thank you for taking the Beck’s Depression Inventory.

Your score shows:

These ups and downs are considered normal.

What to do next:

  • Call a doctor and ask for a psych referral for your depression. Most physicians and treatment professionals will offer a number of resources you can use to get the help you need.
  • Visit doctors with your BDI in hand so you can use your answers as a starting point.
  • Follow your psychiatrist’s prescribed course of therapy for several weeks before you decide whether it’s working or not. Often some combination of antidepressants, psychodynamic therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy will yield promising results.