BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY (BDI)

is a self reported questionnaire which aims to assess the level of depressive symptoms prevalent in a patient. The test contains 21 different item groups which each represents a symptom or attitude associated with depression. The test was designed to discriminate between depression and general anxiety, the binary opposite of the Beck Anxiety Inventory.

BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY (BDI): "The Beck Depression Inventory has been rolled out across many depression specializing institutions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY (BDI)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beck-depression-inventory-bdi-2/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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