The Mendus Preliminary Depression Questionnaire
This survey was created by
and is intended as a first step for individuals participating in our depression community. The survey includes a widely used questionnaire developed by the World Health Organization’s Collaborating Center in Mental Health (the Major Depression Inventory (MDI)). The MDI can provide an accurate diagnosis of clinical depression as well as an estimate of symptom severity. In addition, we have added questions concerning your basic demographic info, potential disability.
To begin enter your Mendus member ID in the first field. If you haven't got your member ID yet you can
The total time to complete the survey will vary but 5-10min would be a safe estimate. Members of Mendus will be able to see their results on the website (see
) a day or so after completing the questionnaire. The original instrument upon which ours has been built can be found at the following link. Intellectual credit belongs to the original authors.
Bech P, Rasmussen N-A, Olsen LR, Noerholm V, Abildgaard W. The sensitivity and specificity of the Major Depression Inventory, using the Present State Examination as the index of diagnostic validity. J Affect Disord 2001; 66: 159-164
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Please enter your Mendus member ID?
What country do you live in?
To which ethnic group do you belong to?
If other please specify:
What is your height?
What is your weight?
What is your date of birth?
What is your gender?
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Prefer not to answer
Have you been officially diagnosed with depression? It is okay if you do not have an official diagnosis. It will not influence your involvement in Mendus projects in any way.
If yes, what year were you diagnosed?
Who diagnosed you with depression?
I do not have depression
What is your current work status? (Check any that apply)
Do you have any other medical illnesses? If so, please provide the name(s) and, if possible, the year it began.
Do you have any known allergies or food sensitivities? If so, please name them and if possible indicate the year they began.
Do you have any vitamin or mineral deficiencies that you're aware of? If so, please name them and if possible indicate the year they began.
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