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Patient Health Questionnaire - 2 (PHQ-2)

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Patient Health Questionnaire - 2 (PHQ-2)

Patient Health Questionnaire - 2 (PHQ-2)
Copyright © 1999 Pfizer, Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduced with permission.
Patient Name: ____________________ Date of Visit: __________
Over the past two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?Not at allSeveral daysMore than half the daysNearly every day
1. Little interest or pleasure in doing things0123
2. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless0123
Total point score: _____
Scoring the PHQ-2
PHQ-2 ScoreProbability of Major Depressive Disorder (%)Probability of Any Depressive Disorder (%)
115.436.9
221.148.3
338.475.0
445.581.2
556.484.6
678.692.9

From Depression
Primary Care of Veterans with HIV
Office of Clinical Public Health Programs
Veterans Health Administration, 2009