THECHEERINDEX
ASK THE PATIENT
As compared to your normal emotinal responses (before depressive episode) rate the following:
1
Your emotional response to a sad event, e.g. watching a sad movie, news of a friend/family memberís illness?
Normal
Less than normal
Greater than normal


2Your emotional response to good things that happen in life such as a good day at work, or at home?
Normal
Less than normal


3Your enjoyment in the simple things such as the smell of a flower or a home cooked meal?
Normal
Less than normal


4Your enjoyment in doing things that make you happy such as a hobby or interest, or seeing friends/family?
Normal
Less than normal


5Your enjoyment in physical sexual activity of any kind?
Normal
Less than normal


6Your enjoyment in helping others and receiving their praise?
Normal
Less than normal