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What it measures:

Assesses the presence and intensity or severity of depressive symptoms.

Conditions include brain injury, cardiac dysfunction, Parkinson disease, spinal cord injury, stroke recovery, pregnancy, postpartum, among others.

Paper and pencil 9 item questionnaire rating symptoms over the past 2 weeks on a scale of:

0 = Not at all

1 = Several days

2 = More than half the days

3 = Nearly every day

  • One question rates how difficult problems have made it for the person to participate in life, such as going to work or getting along with people
  • Takes approximately 1-3 minutes to complete

ICF Domain(s):

  • Body Function

ICF Categories:

  • Self-care.

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