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Boost your mental
health and wellbeing

Hello and welcome to the LowMoodQuiz

This is an opportunity for you to check in on your mental health. The following questionnaire is widely used by mental health practitioners and doctors to assess the degree of low mood a person is experiencing. This is not a formal diagnosis, but an indication that it might be time for you to seek help.

A simple test

9 questions to answer. Be yourself and let us know how you're feeling.

Your score

Depending on your score, we'll recommend ways for you to take positive steps forward in your mind health journey.

Get a boost

It could be time to seek help from a psychologist or learn some mindfulness techniques to help reduce stress.


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Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

Little interest or pleasure in doing things?

You scored

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What does this mean for you?

If your score is 10 or higher perhaps this is a good time to ask for help?

It looks like it would be a good idea for you to speak with a trusted psychologist. Psychologists are there to listen, guide and provide tools so that you can manage everyday life and challenges better and more confidently.

If your score is below 10, perhaps this is a good time to learn some tools to help you strengthen your mind health?

Your curiosity has guided you to take this quiz and so regardless of the result, you might want work on building some strategies to improve your mental health.

Why not check out our mindfulness guides to learn about how mindfulness can give you a better night’s sleep , or listen to one of our guided meditations to help ease some of the stresses and strains of everyday life.

How it works

Your total score is calculated by assigning 0, 1, 2, or 3 points to your answers. Your points are added together to achieve your total score, giving you an idea of where you currently sit on the Low Mood Scale

Low Mood Severity Scale

0 - 4

5 - 9

10 - 14

15 - 19

20 - 27

Swipe left to view scale

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Speak to a psychologist

If you’re an AXA – Global Healthcare member, you’ll have access to a number of support services to get a little extra help whenever you need it.

The Mind Health service, available through the Virtual Care from AXA service, connects you with a fully qualified psychologist who will provide you with the support you need from wherever you are in the world. Whether that’s one telephone or video call or a course of up to six talking therapy sessions.

What’s better, is that these services are already included as part of your plan*.

Together we can take on life’s challenges.

Find out more about your Mind Health service, here

Activate your Virtual Doctor account today

If you’ve not used the service before, you’ll need to activate your access to the Virtual Doctor service. It’s quick and easy. Simply activate your account online at or download the Virtual Care from AXA app available for both Apple and Android devices. You’ll need your customer number (not including the INTL). Then you can book a video appointment or request a call back right away.

* If you’ve bought an individual policy for yourself and your family, you’ll have access to this service straight away. If your policy is provided by your employer, you’ll need to check your healthcare hub to see whether this service has been included.

Become an AXA - Global Healthcare member

Find out more about a global healthcare plan from AXA

You can also take part in our Anxiety Quiz

Together we can take on life’s challenges.