Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale 1 (EPDS)

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As you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, we would like to know how you are feeling. Please check the answer that comes closest to how you have felt IN THE PAST 7 DAYS, not just how you feel today.
In the past 7 days:
1. I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things(Required)
2. I have looked forward with enjoyment to things(Required)
3. I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong(Required)
4. I have been anxious or worried for no good reason(Required)
5 I have felt scared or panicky for no very good reason(Required)
6. Things have been getting on top of me(Required)
7 I have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping(Required)
8 I have felt sad or miserable(Required)
9 I have been so unhappy that I have been crying(Required)
10 The thought of harming myself has occurred to me(Required)
1 Source: Cox, J.L., Holden, J.M., and Sagovsky, R. 1987. Detection of postnatal depression: Development of the 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. British Journal of Psychiatry 150:782-786.

2 Source: K. L. Wisner, B. L. Parry, C. M. Piontek, Postpartum Depression N Engl J Med vol. 347, No 3, July 18, 2002, 194-199.

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