Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self-Report (QIDS-SR-16)
How to Use
Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (Self-Report) (QIDS-SR-16) has proven useful for many years as a way of determining a patient’s level of depression before, during, and after treatment.
It is self-administered (and free!)
How to Score
The QIDS has multiple versions. The one recommended by TMAP – 2008 is QIDS-16, either the clinician administered or the self-rated version. These instruments can be used for BOTH screening purposes, as well as to assist with treatment decisions.
Suehs BT, et al, Texas Medication Algorithm Project Procedural Manual: Major Depressive Disorder Algorithms. The Texas Department of State Health Services.2008.