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Table 4

From: Depressive symptoms in people with chronic physical conditions: prevalence and risk factors in a Hong Kong community sample

Read each item carefully, and circle your response Not at all Several days More than half of the day Nearly every day
1 Little interest or pleasure in doing things 0 1 2 3
2 Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless 0 1 2 3
3a Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or sleeping too much 0 1 2 3
4a Feeling tired or having little energy 0 1 2 3
5a Poor appetite or overeating 0 1 2 3
6 Feeling bad about yourself, feeling that you are a failure, or feeling that you have let yourself or your family down 0 1 2 3
7 Trouble concentrating on things such as reading the newspaper or watching television 0 1 2 3
8 Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual 0 1 2 3
9 Thinking that you would be better off dead or that you want to hurt yourself in some way 0 1 2 3