Blues Pre-Post with score

Blues Program Pre & Post Form with Score

  • Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), NIMH

  • Rarely or none of the time (less than 1 day)Some or a little of the time (1-2 days)Occasionally or a moderate amount of time (3-4 days)Most or all of the time (5-7 days)
    I was bothered by things that usually don't bother me.
    I did not feel like eating. my appetite was poor.
    I felt that I could not shake off the blues even with help from my family or friends.
    I had trouble keeping my mind on what I was doing.
    I felt depressed.
    I felt that everything I did was an effort.
    I thought my life had been a failure.
    I felt fearful.
    My sleep was restless.
    I talked less than usual.
    I felt lonely.
    People were unfriendly.
    I had crying spells.
    I felt sad.
    I felt that people dislike me.
    I could not get "going."
  • Rarely or none of the time (less than 1 day)Some or a little of the time (1-2 days)Occasionally or a moderate amount of time (3-4 days)Most or all of the time (5-7 days)
    I felt I was just as good as other people.
    I felt hopeful about the future.
    I was happy.
    I enjoyed life.
  • SCORING: zero for answers in the first column, 1 for answers in the second column, 2 for answers in the third column, 3 for answers in the fourth column. The scoring of positive items is reversed. Possible range of scores is zero to 60, with the higher scores indicating the presence of more symptomatology.

All I wanted was to become a better parent and I know I won’t be the best parent ever and I can only take one day at a time, but I really did learn a lot and I’m very calm when dealing with all the children. Thank you two for all the advice.  –Family Nurturing participant