Depression Evaluation

Depression can worsen an individual’s perception of pain and reduce their ability for adaptive coping skills. Depression should be screened for and treated if possible.

Depression Screen – Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) [PDF]

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Kroenke K, Spitzer R, Williams W, The PHQ-9: Validity of a brief depression severity measure. JGIM, 2001, 16: 606-616.