Google to provide depression self assessment directly in search


Google will be be showing the PHQ-9 depression self-assessment directly in search for certain depression related queries. The two queries that the new functionality is set to appear for includes [Check if you’re clinically depressed] and [clinical depression]

....when I tried to surface the new features from several locations, I was not able to see it yet but here is Googles mockup of what it may look like in mobile (pictured below) .

According to fortune, Google will not be storing the results of the survey or sharing it - the purpose of the functionality is to share the results of the survey with your physican. It is not clear at this time. It will be interesting to see if this functionality will appear for other health related queries relating to other mental health topics...