Check Your Mental Health
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Check Your Mental Health
Here is an online test to check your mental health:
Check-up From The Neck Up
It's a quick online test that takes less than 5 mins. Have fun.
So has any one taken this? Just curious...it tells me to see a doc..LOL. Did everyone get that?
I took it, it said that I had suffered from Depression in the past (true, when I was a teenager in highschool, I went thru a rough spot) but that I don't have anxiety, manic or bipolar issues. Whew, what a relief. It said that I might want to discuss my previous depression with my doctor.
I think they just try to play it on the safe side.
I took it. It said I'd had trouble with clinical depression (true, I had PPD after each pregnancy) and bipolar disorder (not at all, my mother does, though) in the past and that I had a low probability towards panic disorders (although I have had panic attacks) and generalized anxiety disorder. I think the tests is aiming towards being conservative. Better for someone to go see a doc about something that isn't a problem than to not see one because "an online test" told them they were fine.
Well, mine said I have panic disorder and/or generalized anxiety disorder. But I already knew this and am on Paxil for it. LOL
Mine says i'm suffering from clinical depression. I think the results aren't completely accurate though since i'm pregnant and i'm sure some of the questions I answered with a "yes" were in relation or due to me being pregnant. Maybe signs of upcoming ppd? Who knows?
It's not loading for me, but I already know I have anxiety disorder, and possible OCD symptoms. I guess I'll have to try again later and see what it says!
Crystal, this was on our local news last night and today at lunch as well, so their server is probably busy.
I figured as much, I did a google of it, and it's been getting some attention, which they probably were unprepared for. I'll check back later. Should be interesting!
Ok, finally got it to load.
I have a panic disorder, it was right about that. It indicated I may be clinically depressed at this time, but that's not correct. It also indicated that I've had problems with bipolar and generalized anxiety in the past. The bipolar is incorrect, however the GAD is correct. I don't think this was a very thorough quiz, since it seems to only touches on 4 disorders, and many disorders mimic others. WebMd actually has better resources, but this was an interesting site!
It says I am depressed.
I'm sure that's because the 4 of us are living with my mother right now while our new house is being built and I never see dh because he is always at the lot working on the house so we can move in a.s.a.p.
plus i have a sore throat and a cold and just want to sleep.
Who wouldn't be depressed in that situation? LOL
Perhaps i should take the test another day!