MH. Mental Health

MH. Mental Health Module of SHARE 2013

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MH001 Question Earlier we talk ed 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.
MH002 Question In the last month, have you been sad or depressed?
MH003 Question What are your hopes for the future?
MH004 Question In the last month, have you felt that you would rather be dead?
MH005 Question Do you tend to blame yourself or feel guilty about anything?
MH006 Question So, for what do you blame yourself?
MH007 Question Have you had trouble sleeping recently?
MH008 Question In the last month, what is your interest in things?
MH009 Question So, do you k eep up your interests?
MH010 Question Have you been irritable recently?
MH011 Question What has your appetite been lik e in the last month?
MH012 Question So, have you been eating more or less than usual?
MH013 Question In the last month, have you had too little energy to do the things you wanted to do?
MH014 Question How is your concentration? For example, can you concentrate on a television programme, film or radio programme?
MH015 Question Can you concentrate on something you read?
MH016 Question What have you enjoyed doing recently?
MH017 Question In the last month, have you cried at all?
MH023 Question 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.
MH024 Question I was nervous
MH025 Question I felt my hands trembling.
MH026 Question I had a fear of dying.
MH027 Question I felt faint.
MH033 Question I will now read some statements and would lik e to ask you to answer how much of the time you feel certain ways: often, some of the time, hardly ever or never.
MH034 Question How much of the time do you feel you lack companionship?
MH035 Question How much of the time do you feel left out?
MH036 Question How much of the time do you feel isolated from others?
MH037 Question How much of the time do you feel lonely?
MH032 Question IWER CHECK:Who answered the questions in this section?
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MH001

Earlier we talk ed 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 TALK ED 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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MH009

So, do you k eep up your interests?

SO, DO YOU K EEP 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 lik e in the last month?

WHAT HAS YOUR APPETITE BEEN LIK E IN THE LAST MONTH?
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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 radio programme?

HOW IS YOUR CONCENTRATION? FOR EXAMPLE, CAN YOU CONCENTRATE ON A TELEVISION PROGRAMME, FILM OR RADIO PROGRAMME?
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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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MH033

I will now read some statements and would lik e to ask you to answer how much of the time you feel certain ways: often, some of the time, hardly ever or never.

I WILL NOW READ SOME STATEMENTS AND WOULD LIK E TO ASK YOU TO ANSWER HOW MUCH OF THE TIME YOU FEEL CERTAIN WAYS: OFTEN, SOME OF THE TIME, HARDLY EVER OR NEVER.
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MH034

How much of the time do you feel you lack companionship?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL YOU LACK COMPANIONSHIP?
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MH035

How much of the time do you feel left out?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL LEFT OUT?
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MH036

How much of the time do you feel isolated from others?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL ISOLATED FROM OTHERS?
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MH037

How much of the time do you feel lonely?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL LONELY?
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MH032

IWER CHECK:Who answered the questions in this section?

IWER CHECK:WHO ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION?
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MH001
Earlier we talk ed 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 TALK ED 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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1 Yes
5 No


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MH003
What are your hopes for the future?

WHAT ARE YOUR HOPES FOR THE FUTURE?
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1 Any hopes mentioned
5 No hopes mentioned


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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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1 Any mention of suicidal feelings or wishing to be dead
5 No such feelings


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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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1 Obvious excessive guilt or self-blame
5 No such feelings
9 Mentions guilt or self-blame, but it is unclear if these constitute obvious or excessive guilt or self-blame


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MH006
So, for what do you blame yourself?

SO, FOR WHAT DO YOU BLAME YOURSELF?
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1 Example(s) given constitute obvious excessive guilt or self-blame
5 Example(s) do not constitute obvious excessive guilt or self-blame, or it remains unclear if these constitute obvious or excessive guilt or self-blame


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MH007
Have you had trouble sleeping recently?

HAVE YOU HAD TROUBLE SLEEPING RECENTLY?
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1 Trouble with sleep or recent change in pattern
5 No trouble sleeping


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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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1 Less interest than usual mentioned
5 No mention of loss of interest
9 Non-specific or uncodeable response


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MH009
So, do you k eep up your interests?

SO, DO YOU K EEP UP YOUR INTERESTS?
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1 Yes
5 No


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MH010
Have you been irritable recently?

HAVE YOU BEEN IRRITABLE RECENTLY?
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1 Yes
5 No


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MH011
What has your appetite been lik e in the last month?

WHAT HAS YOUR APPETITE BEEN LIK E IN THE LAST MONTH?
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1 Diminution in desire for food
5 No diminution in desire for food
9 Non-specific or uncodeable response


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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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1 Less
2 More
3 Neither more nor less


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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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1 Yes
5 No


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MH014
How is your concentration? For example, can you concentrate on a television programme, film or radio programme?

HOW IS YOUR CONCENTRATION? FOR EXAMPLE, CAN YOU CONCENTRATE ON A TELEVISION PROGRAMME, FILM OR RADIO PROGRAMME?
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1 Difficulty in concentrating on entertainment
5 No such difficulty mentioned


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MH015
Can you concentrate on something you read?

CAN YOU CONCENTRATE ON SOMETHING YOU READ?
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1 Difficulty in concentrating on reading
5 No such difficulty mentioned


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MH016
What have you enjoyed doing recently?

WHAT HAVE YOU ENJOYED DOING RECENTLY?
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1 Fails to mention any enjoyable activity
5 Mentions ANY enjoyment from activity


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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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1 Yes
5 No


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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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1 Never
2 Hardly ever
3 Some of the time
4 Most of the time


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MH024
I was nervous

I WAS NERVOUS
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1 Never
2 Hardly ever
3 Some of the time
4 Most of the time


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MH025
I felt my hands trembling.

I FELT MY HANDS TREMBLING.
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1 Never
2 Hardly ever
3 Some of the time
4 Most of the time


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MH026
I had a fear of dying.

I HAD A FEAR OF DYING.
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1 Never
2 Hardly ever
3 Some of the time
4 Most of the time


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MH027
I felt faint.

I FELT FAINT.
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1 Never
2 Hardly ever
3 Some of the time
4 Most of the time


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MH033
I will now read some statements and would lik e to ask you to answer how much of the time you feel certain ways: often, some of the time, hardly ever or never.

I WILL NOW READ SOME STATEMENTS AND WOULD LIK E TO ASK YOU TO ANSWER HOW MUCH OF THE TIME YOU FEEL CERTAIN WAYS: OFTEN, SOME OF THE TIME, HARDLY EVER OR NEVER.
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MH034
How much of the time do you feel you lack companionship?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL YOU LACK COMPANIONSHIP?
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1 Often
2 Some of the time
3 Hardly ever or never


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MH035
How much of the time do you feel left out?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL LEFT OUT?
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1 Often
2 Some of the time
3 Hardly ever or never


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MH036
How much of the time do you feel isolated from others?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL ISOLATED FROM OTHERS?
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1 Often
2 Some of the time
3 Hardly ever or never


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MH037
How much of the time do you feel lonely?

HOW MUCH OF THE TIME DO YOU FEEL LONELY?
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1 Often
2 Some of the time
3 Hardly ever or never


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MH032
IWER CHECK:Who answered the questions in this section?

IWER CHECK:WHO ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION?
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1 Respondent
2 Section not answered (proxy interview)


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