German translation of the DASS21


This translation of the DASS21 was carried out by Dr. Paul Nilges in collaboration with Dr. Cecilia Essau.


Download questionnaire


Scoring the questionnaire:  The items are in the same order as the English DASS21.  The English DASS scoring template will not match the layout of the German questionnaire, but it will indicate which items contribute to each scale.  This information in also included in the information link below.


Download information from the translators regarding scoring and interpretation.


Download article published in Schmerz 2015 describing development of the German translation of the DASS21.





Dr. Paul Nilges

Leitender Psychologe

DRK Schmerz-Zentrum Mainz

Auf der Steig 16

55131 Mainz


Tel. 06131-988550

Fax 06131-988505


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