Take this Dysthymia Test to check yourself. It’s a brief screening scale, which takes on average 2 minutes to complete. If you feel moody and down in the dumps most of the time, and think that your life is passing you by, you probably have a mental condition called dysthymic disorder.
Instructions: Please read the statements listed below. Answer each item that you believe accurately describes your condition in the last 2 years
I have difficulty falling or staying asleep
Despite sleeping a lot at nights, I feel sleepy during the daytime
I can easily get fatigued
I get the feeling that I’m a worthless person
I have difficulties focusing on tasks
It’s hard for me to make any decision
I feel like nothing will change for the better
The DYSTHYMIA TEST is based on the diagnostic criteria of dysthymic disorder. This Test is to check your likelihood of having dysthymic disorder. The test results indicate probability of the diagnosis but cannot take the place of a professional assessment. If you have already been diagnosed with dysthymia, and are receiving therapy, use the test once a month monitor your progress in the treatment process. Use your test results to determine whether you need further examinations or to track your progress if you are undergoing therapy for dysthymia.