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Children's Depression Inventory 2

  • Maria Kovacs, PhD
Children's Depression Inventory 2™ (CDI 2) is a brief self-report test that helps assess cognitive, affective and behavioural signs of depression in children and adolescents

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  • CDI 2 HandScoring Complete Kit
    9780749162009 Qualification Level B

    Includes CDI 2 Manual, 25 Self Report QuikScore Forms, 25 Self-Report Short QuikScore Forms, 25 Parent QuikScore Forms, 25 Teacher QuikScore Forms


  • CDI 2 Parent QuikScore Forms
    9780749162306 Qualification Level B

    Pack of 25


  • CDI 2 Self-Report QuikScore Forms
    9780749162313 Qualification Level B

    Pack of 25


  • CDI 2 Manual
    9780749162290 Qualification Level B


  • CDI 2 Teacher QuikScore Forms
    9780749162337 Qualification Level B

    Pack of 25



Publication date:
Age range:
7 through 17 years
Reading Level:
Year 3
Qualification level:


Two: CDI 2 and CDI 2 Short

Product Details

The Children’s Depression Inventory 2nd Edition™ or CDI 2® is a comprehensive multi-rater assessment of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents from ages 7 to 17, which offers the flexibility of application in either clinical or educational settings. When results from the CDI 2 are combined with other sources of verified information, the CDI 2 can aid in early identification of depressive symptoms, diagnosis of Depression and related disorders, and monitoring of treatment effectiveness.

Key Features

  • Can aid in the early identification of depressive symptoms
  • Strong psychometric properties ensure you can be confident in the quality and rigour of the assessment
  • complete revision of the original Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI), including new items that focus on the core aspects of childhood depression, revised scales, and new norms representative of the U.S. population
  • Comprehensive evaluation through multi-rater assessments with input from parent, teacher, and self-report ratings
  • Accessible reading level ensures understanding
  • New ways to compare scores across informants with a Self–Report Form which includes Emotional and Functional Problem scales that mirror Teacher and Parent forms


The CDI 2 normative sample includes 1,100 children aged 7 to 17 years from 26 different states in the U.S. Used by clinicians and counselors, The Children’s Depression Inventory 2 tests using two scales: Emotional Problems and Functional Problems. Four subscales are also reported:

  • Negative Mood/Physical Symptoms
  • Negative Self-Esteem
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Ineffectiveness