The DASS-21 is a quick scale to provide health professionals and patients with an indication of levels of depression, anxiety and stress experienced during the last 7 days.

To participate, please read each statement and choose a number to indicate how much it applied to you over the past week. Don’t spend too much time on any statement and remember, there are no right or wrong answers.

The rating scale is as follows:

(0)- Did not apply to me at all – NEVER
(1)- Applied to me to some degree, or some of the time – SOMETIMES
(2)- Applied to me to a considerable degree, or a good part of time – OFTEN
(3)- Applied to me very much, or most of the time – ALMOST ALWAYS