QIDS-SR is a self-rated scale for severity of depression. Non-commercial users can download for free after registration.
Interpretation of severity of depression based on total score on the QIDS-SR:
0 to 5 = None
6 to 10 = Mild
11 to 15 = Moderate
16 to 20 = Severe
21 to 27 =Very Severe
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