15-19 moderately severe
For a score of 10 or higher, please contact Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas.
Validity has been assessed against an independent structured mental health professional (MHP) interview. PHQ-9 score ≥10 had a sensitivity of 88% and a specificity of 88% for major depression. It can even be used over the telephone.
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