MH. Mental Health

MH. Mental Health Module of SHARE 2011

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MH001

Earlier we talked about your physical health. Another measure of health is your emotional health or well being -that is, how you feel about things that happen around you.

EARLIER WE TALKED ABOUT YOUR PHYSICAL HEALTH. ANOTHER MEASURE OF HEALTH IS YOUR EMOTIONAL HEALTH OR WELL BEING -THAT IS, HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT THINGS THAT HAPPEN AROUND YOU.
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MH002

In the last month, have you been sad or depressed?

IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU BEEN SAD OR DEPRESSED?
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MH003

What are your hopes for the future?

WHAT ARE YOUR HOPES FOR THE FUTURE?
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MH004

In the last month, have you felt that you would rather be dead?

IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU FELT THAT YOU WOULD RATHER BE DEAD?
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MH005

Do you tend to blame yourself or feel guilty about anything?

DO YOU TEND TO BLAME YOURSELF OR FEEL GUILTY ABOUT ANYTHING?
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MH006

So, for what do you blame yourself?

SO, FOR WHAT DO YOU BLAME YOURSELF?
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MH007

Have you had trouble sleeping recently?

HAVE YOU HAD TROUBLE SLEEPING RECENTLY?
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MH008

In the last month, what is your interest in things?

IN THE LAST MONTH, WHAT IS YOUR INTEREST IN THINGS?
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If In the last month, what is your interest in things? = 3 »
 
   
 
MH009

So, do you keep up your interests?

SO, DO YOU KEEP UP YOUR INTERESTS?
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MH010

Have you been irritable recently?

HAVE YOU BEEN IRRITABLE RECENTLY?
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MH011

What has your appetite been like?

WHAT HAS YOUR APPETITE BEEN LIKE?
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MH012

So, have you been eating more or less than usual?

SO, HAVE YOU BEEN EATING MORE OR LESS THAN USUAL?
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MH013

In the last month, have you had too little energy to do the things you wanted to do?

IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU HAD TOO LITTLE ENERGY TO DO THE THINGS YOU WANTED TO DO?
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MH014

How is your concentration? For example, can you concentrate on a television programme, film or radioprogramme?

HOW IS YOUR CONCENTRATION? FOR EXAMPLE, CAN YOU CONCENTRATE ON A TELEVISION PROGRAMME, FILM OR RADIOPROGRAMME?
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MH015

Can you concentrate on something you read?

CAN YOU CONCENTRATE ON SOMETHING YOU READ?
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MH016

What have you enjoyed doing recently?

WHAT HAVE YOU ENJOYED DOING RECENTLY?
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MH017

In the last month, have you cried at all?

IN THE LAST MONTH, HAVE YOU CRIED AT ALL?
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MH023

Now I am going to read some statements about how people sometimes feel.After each statement, please indicate how often you felt that way DURING THE PAST WEEK: never, hardly ever,some of the time, or most of the time.The best answer is usually the one that comes to your mind first, so do not spend too much time on any onestatement.I had fear of the worst happening.

NOW I AM GOING TO READ SOME STATEMENTS ABOUT HOW PEOPLE SOMETIMES FEEL.AFTER EACH STATEMENT, PLEASE INDICATE HOW OFTEN YOU FELT THAT WAY DURING THE PAST WEEK: NEVER, HARDLY EVER,SOME OF THE TIME, OR MOST OF THE TIME.THE BEST ANSWER IS USUALLY THE ONE THAT COMES TO YOUR MIND FIRST, SO DO NOT SPEND TOO MUCH TIME ON ANY ONESTATEMENT.I HAD FEAR OF THE WORST HAPPENING.
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MH024

I was nervous.

I WAS NERVOUS.
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MH025

I felt my hands trembling.

I FELT MY HANDS TREMBLING.
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MH026

I had a fear of dying.

I HAD A FEAR OF DYING.
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MH027

I felt faint.

I FELT FAINT.
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MH032

IWER: End of non-proxy section.Who answered the questions in this section?

IWER: END OF NON-PROXY SECTION.WHO ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION?
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MH018

[Since our interview in ] {FL_MH018_4} [, has/Has] there been a time or times [ in your life] when you suffered fromsymptoms of depression which lasted at least two weeks?

[SINCE OUR INTERVIEW IN ] {FL_MH018_4} [, HAS/HAS] THERE BEEN A TIME OR TIMES [ IN YOUR LIFE] WHEN YOU SUFFERED FROMSYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION WHICH LASTED AT LEAST TWO WEEKS?
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If [Since our interview in ] {FL_MH018_4} [, has/Has] there been a time or times [ in your life] when you suffered fromsymptoms of depression which lasted at least two weeks? = 1 »
 
   
 
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MH030

In what year did you suffer from symptoms of depression (which lasted at least two weeks) for the last time?

IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU SUFFER FROM SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION (WHICH LASTED AT LEAST TWO WEEKS) FOR THE LAST TIME?
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MH031

In what month did you start experiencing these symptoms?

IN WHAT MONTH DID YOU START EXPERIENCING THESE SYMPTOMS?
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MH019

How old were you when the symptoms occurred for the first time?

HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN THE SYMPTOMS OCCURRED FOR THE FIRST TIME?
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MH020

Were you [ever] treated for depression by a family doctor or a psychiatrist?

WERE YOU [EVER] TREATED FOR DEPRESSION BY A FAMILY DOCTOR OR A PSYCHIATRIST?
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MH021

Were you [ever] admitted to a mental hospital or psychiatric ward?

WERE YOU [EVER] ADMITTED TO A MENTAL HOSPITAL OR PSYCHIATRIC WARD?
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MH022

Has a doctor ever told you that you suffer from other affective or emotional disorders, including anxiety, nervous orpsychiatric problems?

HAS A DOCTOR EVER TOLD YOU THAT YOU SUFFER FROM OTHER AFFECTIVE OR EMOTIONAL DISORDERS, INCLUDING ANXIETY, NERVOUS ORPSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS?
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