BECK HOPELESSNESS SCALE (BHS)

is often used as a scale to predict a suicide risk in a patient. The test uses 20 true/false statements which aim to measure the individuals attitudes towards the future, degree of loss of motivation and their general expectations.

BECK HOPELESSNESS SCALE (BHS): "The Beck Hopelessness Scale aims to quantify a feeling, which some believe is wrong."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BECK HOPELESSNESS SCALE (BHS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beck-hopelessness-scale-bhs-2/ (accessed November 30, 2019).
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