Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS-SR)
Screen for depression and assessing severity of depressive symptoms in clinical and research settings.
Population (Age range)
13 years and older
Time to administer
Time period covered
Number of items
QIDS-SR screens for depression and assessing severity of depressive symptoms in clinical and research settings. Assesses DSM-IV criterion for major depressive episode. Items are scored using a 4-point scale (0-3).
Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Ibrahim HM, et al. The 16-item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS) Clinician Rating (QIDS-C) and Self-Report (QIDS-SR): A psychometric evaluation in patients with chronic major depression. Biological Psychiatry, 54:573-583, 2003.