Review PHQ-9 Depression Scale (Links to an external site.) to learn about Patient Health Questionnaires.

Complete the Patient Health Questionnaire (Links to an external site.) yourself.

Please do NOT attach your questionnaire to the discussion board. You are also not required to share any of your personal information from the questionnaire in the discussion.

Original Post

Why do you think the Patient Health Questionnaire is such a validated tool when assessing mental health?
Give a scenario of when you would consider completing a PHQ on a resident.
Is there a time when giving a PHQ may be inappropriate?