Assessing Depression Via App, Part I

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Several of the apps that assess depression use standard diagnostic scales in use in physician’s offices around the country–and even the world. So these may be handy for the diagnostician–and may even be a way for the depressed person to validate to him or herself that her condition is serious enough to warrant further examination. For those reasons alone (and throw in that they’re almost all free) it’s enough to take a quick look at the apps that screen for depression.


Before blundering blindly ahead and reading yet another post of mine, take this ‘pre-reading’ quiz, the kind that are all the rage for elementary  school students to take before reading, for–here’s my fancy teacher lingo–activating prior knowledge…

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