Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
As you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, we would like to know how you are feeling. Please check the answer that comes closest to how you have felt IN THE PAST 7 DAYS, not just how you feel today.
Here is an example, already completed.
This would mean: "I have felt happy most of the time" during the past week. Please complete the other questions in the same way.
In the past 7 days:
Source: Cox, J.L. Holden, J.M. and Sagovsky, R. 1987. Detection of postnatal depression: Development of the 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. British Journal of Psychiatry 150:782-786
Source: K.L. Wisner, B. L Parry, C.M. Piontek, Postpartum Depression N Engl J Med vol. 347, No 3, July 18, 2002, 194-199