You have reached level 69 on the Goldberg scale.
0 - 9Depression unlikely21 - 35Minor to moderate depression10 - 17Possibly minor depression36 - 53Moderate to severe depression18 - 21On the verge of depression54+Severe depression
You are having suicidal thoughts. This is a serious warning sign, and you must seek help quickly.
You have the symptoms of severe depression. The condition seems to cause serious problems in your everyday life, and you should consult your doctor immediately.
Depression is a disease like any other disease, and it can be treated very effectively. Recognising that you are suffering from depression is the first positive step. If you are depressed, you should arrange to see your doctor to talk about the illness right away. You may also want to raise the issue with your friends and family. You should look for support from these people you until you get well. Anyone can suffer from depression, and the symptoms can vary from person to person. Treatments, including medication and psychotherapy, have a very high success rate.