Postpartum depression quiz

MaryKate
2019-10-18 09:36:43
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Postpartum depression quiz
Many women who have become mothers lately complain about the depressed state. If you're among them, we offer you to get familiar with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) – 10 statements with 4 answer options. Choosing the appropriate option, focus on your state over the last two weeks. Following the results, it will be determined whether you have a high chance of postpartum depression and the need for visiting a specialist.

I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things

As much as I always could

Not quite so much now

Definitely not so much now

Not at all

I have looked forward with enjoyment to things

As much as I ever did

Rather less than I used to

Definitely less than I used to

Hardly at all

I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong

Yes, most of the time

Sometimes

Often

Almost always

I have been anxious or worried for no good reason

Rarely or never

Sometimes

Often

Almost always

I have felt scared or panicky for no very good reason

Often

Sometimes

Rarely

Never

Things have been getting on top of me

Yes, most of the time I haven't been able to cope at all

Yes, sometimes I haven't been coping as well as usual

No, most of the time I have coped quite well

No, I have been coping as well as ever

I have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping

Yes, most of the time

Yes, sometimes

Not very often

Never

I have felt sad or miserable

Yes, most of the time

Yes, quite often

Not very often

No, not at all

I have been so unhappy that I have been crying

Yes, most of the time

Yes, quite often

Only occasionally

No, never

The thought of harming myself has occurred to me

Yes, quite often

Sometimes

Hardly ever

Never

You have no Postpartum depression

You're as right as a trivet: you enjoy life and a new person in it. And you just don't have time to feel sad - you suddenly have to handle so many things. And you do cope well, keep it up! Share this test on social media - let's see whether your friends have postpartum depression.

There's a probability that you have Postpartum depression

No matter how hard you're happy with a new person in your life, sometimes you experience restless feelings. Try to distract from sad thoughts and focus on the pleasant things that occurred to you all of a sudden. Share this test on social media - let's see whether your friends have postpartum depression.

You have Postpartum depression

Restless feelings torture you all the time and you almost forget what does it mean to be happy with your baby. If you fail to cope with sad thoughts on your own, we recommend you to visit a professional psychologist. Share this test on social media - let's see whether your friends have postpartum depression.