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Beck Depression Inventory-II

The Beck Depression Inventory®-II (BDI-II) is a brief, self-report inventory designed to measure the severity of depression symptomatology. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice
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BDI–II Complete Kit (Print)
9780158018379 Qualification Level B

Includes Manual and 25 Record Forms




Publication date:
Age range:
13 through 80 years
Qualification level:
5 minutes; self-administered, or verbally by a trained administrator
Scoring options:

Manual scoring or Q-global™ Scoring & Reporting

Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

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This new edition of the Beck Depression Inventory®, the most widely used instrument for detecting depression, takes just five minutes to complete and is more clinically sensitive than ever.


  • Assess self-reported key symptoms of depression.
  • Support early identification and diagnosis.
  • Conduct clinical research.
  • Improved clinical sensitivity (Coefficient Alpha = .92)


This BDI-II consists of 21 items to assess the intensity of depression in clinical and normal patients. Each item is a list of four statements arranged in increasing severity about a particular symptom of depression.

  • New items of assessment.
  • Assessment time frames increase from one to two weeks.
  • Improved clinical sensitivity.
  • Aligned with DSM-IV criteria.


The following sample reports and materials are available for BDI-II.


Find out how to use this test in your telepractice.

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