Antidepressant Survey for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia

I have been diagnosed with … (check all that apply)

I have been ill for …

Based on a scale of 1-10 - with 10 being perfect health and 1 bedbound - how do you rate your health?


How long have you taken antidepressants?

(Many people go on and off antidepressants, and switch brands. Give an approximate amount of total time taking all brands.)

What doses have you taken?

Most antidepressants have an initial starting dose which is then increased. If you have had different doses with more than one, or even with the same antidepressant, check all that apply. For a table of doses for antidepressants click HERE

Which antidepressants have you taken and how have they affected your health? (Check all that apply)

Great ImprovementA Little ImprovementNo ChangeA Little WorseMuch WorseDon't Know

Have you experienced any side effects?

If you checked Yes, what were your side effects? (Check all that apply.)

On a scale of 1 to 5 - with 5 as the most helpful and 1 as the least - how do antidepressants rate as compared to other treatments you have tried?

(You may check all that apply if you have had different experiences with different antidepressants.)