Baseline Test

Below are the interpretations for your baseline test score. Our practitioners would go over this in detail at your meetings.

Result Score Range interpretation Description
0-4 Minimal Minimal Somatic Symptom: This score means that you are coping well but you are having some mild worries which may affect your emotional well-being, you need to ease yourself of all stressful activities.
5-9 Low Low Somatic Symptom: This score means that you are coping well but you are experiencing some stressful life events which may affect your emotional well-being, you need adjust your coping strategies and minimize your stress.
10-14 Medium Medium Somatic Symptom: This means that you are experiencing significant emotional and physical distress and you need an urgent assessment. Kindly call Grey Insights on 09087580003/09087580004 to book a phone consultation to talk to our expert practitioners for further assessments.
15-30 High Severe Somatic Symptom: This means that you are experiencing major emotional distress and problems functioning and you need an urgent assessment. Kindly call Grey Insights on 09087580003/09087580004 to book a phone consultation to talk to our expert practitioners for further assessments.

Follow Up Test - PHQ 9

Below are the interpretations for your follow up test score. Our practitioners would go over this in detail at your meetings.

Result Score Range interpretation Description
0-4 Minimal Depression INTERPRETATION: scores on this level indicate that there is no significant sign of depression and a clinical diagnosis of depression cannot be made.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that you stay away from situations, thought processes that can lead to a depressive state. For information on things to avoid; read up on depression and check with a mental health professional.

5-9 Mild Depression INTERPRETATION: scores on this level indicate that there is a mild level of depression.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe depression. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

10-14 Moderate Depression INTERPRETATION: scores on this level indicate a clinically significant level of moderate depression.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that the counsel of a mental health professional be sought to avoid a condition of severe depression. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

15-19 Moderately Severe Depression INTERPRETATION: scores on this level indicate a clinically significant level of moderately severe depression which require treatment.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
This level is at the verge of becoming a major depressive disorder and urgent attention of a mental health professional is needed. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost yourself self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

20-27 Severe Depression INTERPRETATION: this indicate a clinically significant level of major depression and is diagnosed as major depressive disorder. At this stage, depression causes one to be distressed or agitated, lose self-esteem and entertain feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness and guilt.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is vital that professional help from a mental health practitioner is sought immediately, and that treatment is adhered to. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost yourself self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

GAD 7 Test

Below are the interpretations for your GAD 7 test score. Our practitioners would go over this in detail at your meetings.

Result Score Range interpretation Description
5-9 Mild Anxiety Interpretation: You show little to no signs of anxiety. Scores on this level indicate that there is no significant sign of anxiety and a clinical diagnosis of anxiety cannot be made.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that you stay away from situations, thought processes and activities that can lead to an anxiety. For information on things to avoid; read up on major causes of anxiety and check with a mental health professional.
10-14 Moderate Anxiety Interpretation: This show sign and symptoms of anxiety. Nervousness, tension and trembling are signs that accompany anxiety and as such the counsel of a mental health practitioner.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
15-21 Severe Anxiety Interpretation: You may have unnecessary fears about simple, everyday things, like money, health, family, or work. You expect the worst, even when there seems to be little to worry about. It may be hard to control this kind of worry for months at a time. It can affect your sleep and concentration, and it may leave you feeling restless, tired, and irritable. It requires medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

DASS 21 Test

Below are the interpretations for your DASS 21 test score. Our practitioners would go over this in detail at your meetings.

Depression Anxiety Stress
Normal 0-9
Depressive severity: Normal Depression
Interpretation: scores on this level indicate that there is no significant sign of depression and a clinical diagnosis of depression cannot be made.RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that you stay away from situations, thought processes that can lead to a depressive state. For information on things to avoid; read up on depression and check with a mental health professional.
0-7
Normal Anxiety
Scores on this level indicate that there is no significant sign of anxiety and a clinical diagnosis of anxiety cannot be made.RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that you stay away from situations, thought processes and activities that can lead to an anxiety. For information on things to avoid; read up on major causes of anxiety and check with a mental health professional.
0-14
Normal daily stress that are insignificant.
Mild 10-13
Depressive Severity: Mild Depression
Interpretation: scores on this level indicate that there is a mild level of depression.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe depression. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
8-9
Mild Anxiety
Interpretation: You show little to no signs of anxiety, scores on this level indicate that there is a mild level of anxiety.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
15-18
Mild Stress
Interpretation: This shows that an individual is slightly at risk of illness. This however indicates no serious health issue or cause for concern; but it is advised that routine check-ups with a physician would keep one at a zero risk of illness.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
To prevent mental/emotional breakdown due to stress, here are some recommended lifestyle modification:
• Practice progressive muscle relaxation.
• Practice mindful meditation.
• Plan your daily activities.
• Create time for pleasure.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals.
• Healthy social support system.
• Exercises such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching.
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist.
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours.
Moderate 14-20
Depressive Severity: Moderate Depression
Interpretation: scores on this level indicate a clinically significant level of moderate depression which require view psychotherapy session.RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that the counsel of a mental health professional be sought to avoid a condition of severe depression. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
10-14
Moderate Anxiety
Interpretation: This show sign and symptoms of anxiety. Nervousness, tension and trembling are signs that accompany anxiety and as such the counsel of a mental health practitioner.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
19-25
Moderate stress
Interpretation: This shows that the risk of illness in an individual is moderate. However, this result indicates that such an individual still needs to see a physician to be very sure of his/her status and obtain adequate treatment as the need arises.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
Identify and manage your stressors. To prevent mental/emotional breakdown due to stress, here are some recommended lifestyle modification:
• Practice progressive muscle relaxation.
• Practice mindful meditation.
• Plan your daily activities.
• Create time for pleasure.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals.
• Healthy social support system.
• Exercises such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching.
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist.
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours.
Severe 21-27
Depressive Severity: Severe Depression
Interpretation: this indicate a clinically significant level of major depression and is diagnosed as major depressive disorder. At this stage, depression causes one to be distressed or agitated, lose self-esteem and entertain feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness and guilt which require medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is vital that professional help from a mental health practitioner is sought immediately, and that treatment is adhered to. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Being involved in pleasurable activities that will boost yourself self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
15-19
Severe Anxiety
Interpretation: You may have unnecessary fears about simple, everyday things, like money, health, family, or work. You expect the worst, even when there seems to be little to worry about. It may be hard to control this kind of worry for months at a time. It can affect your sleep and concentration, and it may leave you feeling restless, tired, and irritable. It requires medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
26-33
Severe Stress
Interpretation: This shows that an individual is at risk of illness. It is advised that such persons should see a physician for proper diagnosis and obtain subsequent treatment.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
Seek help from a mental health professional immediately. To prevent mental/emotional breakdown due to stress, here are some recommended lifestyle modification:
• Practice progressive muscle relaxation.
• Practice mindful meditation.
• Plan your daily activities.
• Create time for pleasure.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals.
• Healthy social support system.
• Exercises such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching.
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist.
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours.
28+
Extremely severe (28+)
Total Score: (28+)
Depressive severity:  Extremely Severe Depression
Interpretation: this indicate a clinically significant level of major depression and is diagnosed as major depressive disorder. At this stage, depression causes one to be distressed or agitated, lose self-esteem and entertain feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, guilt, self-harm and suicide or suicidal thought. Treatment require medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is vital that professional help from a mental health practitioner is sought immediately, and that treatment is adhered to. Extremely severe depression may require admission as a result of suicidal ideation/ attempt that might be present. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost yourself self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
• Suicidal watch
20+
Extremely Severe Anxiety
Interpretation: Scores for 20 and above.
You may have unnecessary fears about simple, everyday things, like money, health, family, or work. You expect the worst, even when there seems to be little to worry about. It may be hard to control this kind of worry for months at a time. It can affect your sleep and concentration, and it may leave you feeling restless, tired, and irritable. It requires medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours
34+
Extremely Severe
Interpretation: This type of stress may leave you feeling drained, and can lead to burnout if it’s not effectively managed. This is because, when the stress response is chronically triggered and the body is not brought back to a relaxed state before the next wave of stress hits, the body can stay triggered indefinitely. This stress can lead to a host of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal issues, anxiety, depression, and a host of other conditions. This is why it is important to effectively manage chronic stress.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
Seek help from a mental health professional immediately. To prevent mental/emotional breakdown due to stress, here are some recommended lifestyle modification:
• Practice progressive muscle relaxation.
• Practice mindful meditation.
• Plan your daily activities.
• Create time for pleasure.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals.
• Healthy social support system.
• Exercises such as brisk walks, yoga, stretching.
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist.
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours.

Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)

Below are the interpretations for your Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) test score. Our practitioners would go over this in detail at your meetings.

Result Score Range interpretation Description
<=17 Mild Severe Anxiety Interpretation: You show little to no signs of anxiety. Scores on this level indicate that there is no significant sign of anxiety and a clinical diagnosis of anxiety cannot be made.
RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is advised that you stay away from situations, thought processes and activities that can lead to moderate anxiety or severe anxiety. For information on things to avoid; read up on major causes of anxiety and check with a mental health professional.
18-24 Mild to Moderate Anxiety Interpretation: This show sign and symptoms of anxiety. Nervousness, tension and trembling are signs that accompany anxiety and as such the counsel of a mental health practitioner is needed.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety. Other recommended lifestyle modifications include:
• Avoid use of alcohol
• Reduce caffeine intake
• Quite smoking
• Stress management and relaxation techniques.
• Time management strategies.
• Be involved in pleasurable activities that will boost your self-esteem and mood.
• Healthy eating, such as incorporating fruits & vegetable into your meals
• Healthy social support system
• Exercises, such as brisk walks, yoga, meditation and stretching
• Talk to a trusted family member, friend or therapist
• Have adequate hours of sleep, recommended 7-9 hours

25-30 Moderate to Severe Anxiety Interpretation: You may have unnecessary fears about simple, everyday things, like money, health, family, or work. You expect the worst, even when there seems to be little to worry about. It may be hard to control this kind of worry for months at a time. It can affect your sleep and concentration, and it may leave you feeling restless, tired, and irritable. It requires medication and several psychotherapy sessions with the mental health professional.

RECOMMENDED ACTION
It is important to get an expert counsel on how to prevent a condition that may lead to a diagnosis of severe anxiety.

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