Depression Scale for Children

DURING THE PAST WEEK

1) I was bothered by things that usually don't bother me

2) I did not feel like eating, I wasn't very hungry

3) I wasn't able to feel happy, even when my family or friends tried to help me feel better

4) I felt like I was just as good as other kids

5) I felt like I couldn't pay attention to what I was doing

  Not at all       A little              Some              A lot

DURING THE PAST WEEK

6) I felt down and unhappy

7) I felt like I was too tired to do things

8) I felt like something good was going to happen

9) I felt like things I did before didn't work out right

10) I felt scared

DURING THE PAST WEEK

11) I didn't sleep as well as I usually sleep

12) I was happy

13) I was more quiet than usual

14) I felt lonely, like I didn't have any friends

15) I felt like kids I know were not friendly or that they didn't want to be with me

DURING THE PAST WEEK

16) I had a good time

17) I felt like crying

18) I felt sad

19) It felt like people didn't like me

20) It was hard to get started doing things                  

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