Please note: This test is typically administered by a third-party clinician, but it is provided here informational purposes. This test may not be as accurate when self-administered, as it relies on a somewhat objective assessment.
Specify one of the choices listed below by clicking the dot next to the appropriate statement. These questions concern how the patient has felt over the past week. Rate each item on a scale from 0 to 6, with 0 being “normal/not present” and 6 being “extreme.”
Numbers 1, 3, and 5 do not have their own textual rating of severity, rather, these numbers are representative of levels in between two choices.
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