Edinburgh Perinatal/Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
If you are pregnant: Gestation in weeks:
Or: postpartum weeks:
As you are having a baby, we would like to know how you are feeling. Please mark in the box next to the answer which comes closest to how you have felt in the past 7 days not just how you feel today.
In the past 7 days:
1. I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things:
2. I have looked forward with enjoyment to things:
3. I have blamed myself unnecessarily when things went wrong
4. I have been anxious or worried for no good reason
5. I have felt scared or panicky for no very good reason
6. Things have been getting on top of me:
7. I have been so unhappy that I have had difficulty sleeping:
8. I have felt sad or miserable:
9. I have been so unhappy that I have been crying:
10. The though of harming myself has ocurred to me: