Beck , is a question multiple-choice self-report inventory , one of the most widely used psychometric tests for measuring the severity of depression. Its development marked a shift among mental health professionals, who had until then, viewed depression from a psychodynamic perspective, instead of it being rooted in the patient's own thoughts. In its current version, the BDI-II is designed for individuals aged 13 and over, and is composed of items relating to symptoms of depression such as hopelessness and irritability, cognitions such as guilt or feelings of being punished, as well as physical symptoms such as fatigue, weight loss , and lack of interest in sex. The BDI is widely used as an assessment tool by health care professionals and researchers in a variety of settings.
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We will update you as soon as the item is back in our stock. Once ordered, the digital manual is accessible by logging into Q-global and visiting the Q-global Resource Library. It is a view-only digital file. Q Local software, report, administrations can only be ordered via the Q Local software or by phone at This BDI-II consists of 21 items to assess the intensity of depression in clinical and normal patients.
Each item is a list of four statements arranged in increasing severity about a particular symptom of depression.
Get instructions and help on ordering online or from our product catalog. See pricing options. Ordering Qty. Benefits Assess self-reported key symptoms of depression. Support early identification and diagnosis. Conduct clinical research. New items of assessment. Assessment time frames increase from one to two weeks. Improved clinical sensitivity. Telepractice Find out how to use this test in your telepractice. Related items Beck Anxiety Inventory.
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Beck Depression Inventory-II
Recommend Article. Full Text. Literatur 1 World Health Organisation. The global burden of disease: update. Depression, chronic diseases, decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys. Lancet ; 3 Derek R. Prevalence and clinical course of depression: A review.
Beck Depression Inventory