Mood and Feelings Questionnaire-Self Report (MFQ-Self)

The Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (Short Version) – Self Report(MFQ-Self) is a 13-item self-report measure assessing recent depressive symptomatology in children aged 6-17 years.


Angold, A., Costello, E. J., Messer, S. C., Pickles, A., Winder, F., & Silver, D. (1995). The development of a short questionnaire for use in epidemiological studies of depression in children and adolescents. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 5, 237 – 249.


Rhew I., Simpson K., Tracy M., Lymp J., McCauley E., Tsuang D. & Stoep A.V. (2010). Criterion validity of the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire and one- and two-item depression screens in young adolescents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 4:8.