How Do You Test for Depression?

Question by NONAME: How do you test for depression?
I’m supposedly clinically depressed and have been for many years. I am disappointed with the current practice of TRYING different antidepressants to hopefully find out which one works for you. Does anybody have any idea if there is a way to test chemically for specific neurotransmitter deficiencies so that a more scientific approach can be taken against any particular person’s case of depression?

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Answer by Why
Damn, even your aviator looks depressed.

Answer by fieldsofgrace06
There is a simple questionnaire called the Beck Depression Inventory. You can find it online.

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