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Below are some screening tools for anxiety, depression, well-being and burnout. 

If you feel like you need additional support and/or are concerned about your screening results, please refer to the Resources section which offers guidance for accessing professional assistance. Residency is very stressful time, and symptoms of anxiety, depression and burnout are very common.

Screening Tools for Depression

Scoring for the above Depression Screening tools

  • Scoring instructions & interpretations for CES-D & Beck's Depression Inventory are included at the bottom of both screening tools.
  • PHQ-9: Assign a score of 0, 1, 2 or 3 to the response categories of "not at all", "several days", & "nearly every day" respectively. Scores range from 0 to 17. See the PHQ-9 Scoring Chart for further interpretation.

Screening Tools for Anxiety

Scoring for the above Anxiety Screening tools:

Assign a score of 0, 1, 2, or 3 to the response categories of "not at all", "several days", "more than half the days", and "nearly every day" respectively. GAD-7 total score for the seven items ranges from 0 to 21. See the GAD-7 Scoring Chart for further interpretation.

Other Screening Tools

Scoring for Other Screening Tools

Scoring instructions & interpretations for Epworth Sleepiness Scale & WHO-5 Well-Being Index are included at the bottom of both screening tools.