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Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2)

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Short Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2)

Answering these two short questions could make a significant difference in your life…

Over the past two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

Little interest or pleasure in doing things?   0 = Not at all

1 = Several days

2 = More than half the days

3 = Nearly every day

Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless.   0 = Not at all

1 = Several days

2 = More than half the days

3 = Nearly every day

Total point score: ______

Score interpretation:

PHQ-2 score Probability of major depressive disorder (%) Probability of any depressive disorder (%)
1 15.4 36.9
2 21.1 48.3
3 38.4 75.0
4 45.5 81.2
5 56.4 84.6
6 78.6 92.9

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At dohi Center for Well-being, we treat the whole person.  If there is a potential for any depressive disorder affecting your life, please contact us!


Author: Charlotte Test, N.D., M.A, CLC, M-RAS, CAADC

I've been working in the field of natural medicine for several years; as a traditional Naturopath and Master Herbalist since 2002 and as a Certified Natural Health Practitioner since 1997. I have my Masters Degree in Health Psychology with a Post-Master's in General Psychology concentration in counseling and psychotherapy for mental health and addiction. I am a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I co-own with my spouse a Pennsylvania state licensed drug and alcohol outpatient facility where we provide therapy for substance abuse and mental health. We provide our clients with a holistic experience in therapy. Our specialties include EMDR, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches.

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