Perinatal Mental Health Questionnaires

beyondblue, Australia

This webpage offers links to several perinatal assessment questionnaires for use in both pregnancy and the postnatal period to assess for possible depression and anxiety.

‘beyondblue’s Perinatal Clinical Practice Guidelines recommend that psychosocial assessment and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) be used by primary care and other health professionals to screen all women for symptoms of depression and/or anxiety during the perinatal period.’

The page includes links to the following:

  • ‘Resources to help you undertake assessment’
  • ‘View the EPDS online’
  • ‘Download the EPDS and how to calculate the score’
  • ‘Download an example of a psychosocial questionnaire’
  • ‘Order the EPDS and psychosocial questionnaire scoring wheel’
  • ‘Order the EPDS scoring pad for health professionals’


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