Beck Depression Inventory


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Beck Depression Inventory

(bĕk)
A trademark for a standardized questionnaire used to diagnose depression.

Beck Depression Inventory

Beck Hopelessness Scale Psychiatry A questionnaire that assesses the severity of depression by evaluating self-dissatisfaction, indecisiveness, work difficulty, fatigability, suicidal ideation. See Depression, Personal Attributes Questionnaire. Cf Beck Depression Inventory.

Beck De·pres·sion In·ven·to·ry

(BDI) (bek dĕ-presh'ŭn in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
Standardized psychiatric questionnaire in which the subject rates statements on a sliding scale; used in the diagnosis of depression.
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Diagnostic utility of the Beck Depression Inventory with adolescent psychiatric out-patients and inpatients.
Methamphetamine-dependent subjects were compared with matched healthy control subjects on the Beck Depression Inventory (mood), and Brief Symptom Inventory (general psychiatric symptoms, including hostility, anxiety, depression, and psychosis).
The 324 subjects underwent ultrasonographic assessment of carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a noninvasive measure of subclinical atherosclerosis, as well as a battery of tests evaluating emotional factors, including the Beck Depression Inventory, the Beck Anxiety Inventory, the Cooke-Medley Hostility Scale, and the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory.
However, he and his associates also found that 34% of patients who had not been diagnosed with depression nevertheless had a Beck Depression Inventory score of 8 or more.
Baron and Joly (1988) identified gender differences in the expression of depressive symptoms in a sample of adolescents (aged 12 through 17 years) scoring 15 or more on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI; Beck, Ward, Mendelson, Mock, & Erbaugh, 1961).