The Depression Anxiety & Stress Scale (Dass) Is an amazing tool developed by Lovibond, S.H. & Lovibond, P.F. in 1995, It has been turned into an app by Christopher Paul Jones for ease of use.
The DASS tool (Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale) will calculate whether you are suffering from depression, anxiety, or stress.
How it works: Simply answer the questions giving a number between 0-3 and then once you have completed all of them, this clever tool will work out an overall score by adding up the numbers for you. This will then give you an insight into whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or stress.
How this will benefit you: By having a deeper understanding of where you are on the scale, and whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression or stress, you will be better equipped to know how to treat your condition and decide whether to seek medical advice as a result of using this.
THE DASS TOOL CAN BE USED FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME AND YOU CAN USE THIS TOOL AS AND WHEN YOU NEED TO AS PART OF AN ONGOING ASSESSMENT THAT CAN BE APPLIED TO ANXIETY, STRESS, FEARS, PHOBIAS, AND A RANGE OF MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS.