The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), offer psychologists concise, self-administered tools for assessing depression. They incorporate DSM-IV depression criteria with other leading major depressive symptoms into a brief self-report instruments that are commonly used for screening and diagnosis, as well as selecting and monitoring treatment.
Population of focus: Adults who are monolingual in Spanish
Links to resource:
- In Spanish
- In English
- Study: The PHQ-9 — Validity of a Brief Depression Severity Measure
- Explanation on the American Psychological Association website