Beck Depression Inventory

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Beck Depression Inventory

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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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The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI; Beck, 1967), which is one of the most widely used measures of depression, consists of 21 symptom-attitude categories.
A validated Urdu (local language) version of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) scale was used to screen depression among study participants.
After initial screening with the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the Beck Depression Inventory, they excluded 30% of the women from further analysis because of severe symptoms.
All participants were evaluated by the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), and Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 (SF-36).
The Beck Depression Inventory (BDIII) and a single screening question as screening tools for depressive disorder in Dutch advanced cancer patients.
To achieve the aim of study the Beck Depression Inventory [11], BDI-IIand EQ-i developed by BarOn (1997), [9]were used.
All participants completed the Beck Depression Inventory, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and Epworth Sleepiness Scale.
Eleven studies used the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), 11 used the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), 8 used the two-item Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders questionnaire (PRIME-MD), 7 used the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), 4 used the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS), 3 used the Harvard Department of Psychiatry/National Depression Screening Day Scale (HANDS), and 11 used other validated methods, said Dr.
Based on a study done by Beck, Steer, and Carbin (1988) of the psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory, the scale was found to have good validity and a reliability coefficient alpha of .
Measurement of depression in Mexican patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Validity of the Beck Depression Inventory.
The nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire and the Beck Depression Inventory, commonly used depression screening tools, both include questions that target issues related to sleep, appetite, concentration, decision making, fatigue, and speed of movement, all of which are common consequences of stroke.