Get this from a library! Beck Depressions-Inventar: BDI II. Revision. [Martin Hautzinger; Ferdinand Keller; Christine Kühner; Aaron T Beck]. Beck Depressions-Inventar-II (BDI-II). Der BDI-II (Haut- zinger, Keller & Kühner, ) erfasst anhand von 21 Items die Ausprägung einer depressiven. Download Citation on ResearchGate | The Beck Depression Inventory in clinical practice Depressivität wurde mit dem Beck-Depressions-Inventar (BDI) II [11].

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First, we dropped the weight loss symptom of depression because this symptom was found to have the lowest item total correlation in several studies e.

Beck Depression Inventory

If you have the feeling somewhat more than rarely, circle 2. Some items on the original BDI had more than one statement marked with the same score. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The correlation between the modified BDI and social desirability. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat While in both groups of patients well-being and resilience increased and depressive symptoms declined, the decline of depressive symptoms and the increase of positive affect and resilience were more pronounced in the PP group.

Effects of Positive Psychology PP have been shown in several studies to alleviate depressive symptoms in patients suffering from major depression or dysthymia when administered within psychotherapy.

The BDI is widely used as an assessment tool by health care professionals and researchers in a variety of settings. An example of the triad in action taken from Brown is the case of a student obtaining poor exam results:.


Confirmatory factor analyses showed a slight deviation from perfect measurement equivalence 1. Both versions discriminated depressed individuals about equally well from normal individuals. Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. Center for Cognitive Therapy.

Beck Depression Inventory – Wikipedia

I have no interest in people. For each question, please indicate how often you have the mentioned feeling or share the described perspective. I am disappointed in myself. The development of the BDI was inventaar important event in psychiatry and psychology ; it represented a shift in health care professionals’ view of depression from a Freudianpsychodynamic perspective, to one guided by the patient’s own thoughts or “cognitions”.

I blame myself for my faults and weaknesses. For instance, there are two responses under the Mood heading that score a 2: Values of 0, 1, 2, and 3 are assigned to the statements with larger values indicating more severe kinds of depressive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

To improve ease of usethe ” a and b statements” described above were removed, and respondents were instructed to endorse how they had been feeling during the preceding two weeks. Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit.

The standard cut-off scores were as follows: The sensitivity and the specificity of the BDI-V was estimated for several cut off-values based on a samples from the Schmitt et al. Using scales to monitor symptoms and treatment of depression measurement based care. One drawback of the original version of the inventory BDI-O is its item format.


If the second BDI-S score again amounts to 35 or above, a careful clinical assessment is highly recommended. It has been translated into many languages and has been used both in basic research and for assessing depression in various clinical settings. In participants with concomitant physical illness the BDI’s reliance on physical symptoms such as fatigue may artificially inflate scores due to symptoms of the illness, rather than of de;ressions.

They also discriminated about equally well between clinical samples. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. If you have the feeling somewhat less than often, circle 3.

Second, we combined the four statements representing each of the remaining 20 symptoms of the BDI-O into a single statement. Clinical Psychology Review, 8, I have no interest in sex. Two straightforward strategies for paring down the number of items are obvious.

Journal of public health Oxford, England. Rating scales for depression. Participants are asked to indicate which of the four statements describes their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors best.

If you have the feeling rarely, circle 1.