Purpose: DepSyS – R is designed to determine whether a person presently has, or is at risk for developing a depressive disorder. It also evaluates whether his or her mindset makes him or her more prone to depression.
No. of questions: 101
Question type: Self-report
Estimated completion time: 30 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards
Validation Information: 31,442
● Sample Size:
● Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.97
Benchmarks: (Population with a Depression diagnosis and those
Group Comparisons: Available
● Detailed narrative interpretation
● Strengths vs. Areas of concern
Factors and Scales:
Overall Score plus 2 factors, divided into 17 scales:
● Depressive Symptoms: Assesses whether a person has depressive symptoms as per DSM IV criteria.
● Depressive Mindset: Assesses whether a person’s thinking style, attitudes or personality make him or her vulnerable to depression.