Mental Health Inventory

Mental Health Inventory

 

    These questions are about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past month.
    For each question, please indicate the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling.

    1. How happy, satisfied, or pleased have you been with your personal life during the past month?

    2. During the past month, how often did you feel there were people you were close to?

    3. During the past month, how often has feeling depressed interfered with what you usually do?

    4. How much of the time, during the past month, did you have difficulty reasoning and solving
    problems; for example, making plans, making decisions, learning new things?

    5. During the past month, how much of the time have you generally enjoyed the things you
    do?

    6. How much of the time, during the past month, has your daily life been full of things that were interesting to you?

    7. During the past month, how much of the time have you felt loved and wanted?

    8. How much of the time, during the past month, have you been a very nervous person?

    9. During the past month, how much of the time did you have difficulty doing activities involving concentration and thinking?

    10. During the past month, how much of the time did you feel depressed?

    11. During the past month, how much of the time have you felt tense or ‘high‐strung’?

    12. During the past month, how much of the time have you been in firm control of your
    behaviour, thoughts, emotions, feelings?

    13. During the past month, how much of the time did you become confused and start several actions at a time?

    14. During the past month, how much of the time did you feel you had nothing to look forward to?

    15. How much of the time, during the past month, have you felt calm and peaceful?

    16. How much of the time, during the past month, have you felt emotionally stable?

    17. How much of the time, during the past month, have you felt downhearted and blue?

    18. How much of the time, during the past month, did you feel left out?

    19. During the past month, how often did you feel that others would be better off if you were dead?

    20. During the past month, how often did you forget, for example, things that happened recently, where you put things, appointments?

    21. During the past‐month, how much of the time did you feel that your love relationships, loving and being loved, were full and complete?

    22. How much have you been bothered by nervousness, or your "nerves," during the past month?

    23. During the past month, how much of the time has living been a wonderful adventure for you?

    24. How much of the time, during the past month, have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up?

    25. During the past month, did you ever think about taking your own life?

    26. During the past month, how much of the time have you felt restless, fidgety, or impatient?

    27. During the past month, how much of the time have you been moody or brooded about things?

    28. During the past month, how often did you get rattled, upset, or flustered?

    29. How much of the time, during the past month, did you have trouble keeping your attention on any activity for long?

    30. During the past month, how much of the time have you been anxious or worried?

    31. During the past month, how much of the time have you been a happy person?

    32. How often during the past month did you find yourself having difficulty trying to calm down?

    33. During the past month, how much of the time have you been in low or very low spirits?

    34. How much of the time, during the past month, have you felt cheerful, light‐hearted?

    35. During the past month, how depressed (at its worst) have you felt?

    36. How much of the time, during the past month, did you react slowly to things that were said or done?

    37. During the past month, how often did you feel isolated from others?

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