QLDS

QLDS

 

    Almost everyone has experienced times of feeling sad or depressed, like when suffering from a severe illness, when a person close to you has died, or if there are problems at work or in the family. The following questions are about such times.

    1. Have you ever had 2 years or more in your life when you felt depressed or sad most days, even if you felt OK sometimes?

    (a) Did any period like that ever last 2 years without an interruption of 2 full months when you felt OK?

    (b) Did any of those long periods of feeling sad or depressed continue into the last 12 months?

    2. In the last 12 months, have you had 2 weeks or longer when ...
    (a) Nearly every day you felt sad, empty or depressed for most of the day?

    (b) You lost interest in most things like work, hobbies, and other things you usually enjoyed?

    3. In the last month did you have a period of 1 week or more when ...
    (a) Nearly every day you felt sad, empty or depressed for most of the day?

    (b) You lost interest in most things like work, hobbies, and other things you usually enjoyed?

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