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    The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), was developed in 1961, by Aaron Beck and his coworkers. The purpose of this test was to measure the behavioral manifestations of depression. In other words, the Beck Depression Inventory was developed as a way to diagnose the severity of one's depression. This test is not based on a theoretical basis, however it is based on a clinical observation of symptoms (Van Hemert et al., 2002). With all of the stressors in today's world, a significant amount of the population has experienced depression at one point in their lives. There are many tests out there that have been designed to measure depression, however, Beck Depression Inventory is one of the most popular measures of depression throughout the world. In…

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    daily life. Other tools that would be used would be the Beck Depression Inventory is a 21-item (20-item for Youth) self-report measure based on the DSM-5criteria for Depression, the Beck Anxiety Inventory, a 21-item self-report questionnaire based on the DSM-5 criteria for Anxiety and the Overall Anxiety Severity and Impairment Scale (OASIS), which is a five-item questionnaire that assesses the severity of anxiety and its impact on the individual’s functioning. (Payne, et al., 2014; Beck, et…

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    THE BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY - 2ND EDITION this diagnostic device is designed to assess depressive symptoms in the adult population. McCalla completed The Beck Depression Inventory – 2nd Edition. She had a total raw score of 34 on this test, which places her in the clinical symptom range, related to depression. Scores from 29 to 63 are considered in the severe clinical symptom range, for The Beck Depression Inventory – 2nd Edition. Item analysis of McCalla's responses on this test indicates…

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    The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), created by Beck, Ward, Mendelson, Mock, and Erbaugh (1961) is one of the most widely used self-report instruments for psychiatric populations that assesses depression through the depth or severity of depressive symptoms. The BDI contains 21 items that are rated on a 4-point scale (0-3) which reflect increasing symptom severity and cover areas of depressive symptomology including affective, cognitive, motivational, and physiological symptoms (Bumberry et al.,…

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    THE BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY - 2ND EDITION this diagnostic device is designed to assess depressive symptoms in the adult population. James completed The Beck Depression Inventory – 2nd Edition. He had a total raw score of 15on this test, which places him in the mild clinical symptom range, related to depression. Scores from 0 to 13 are considered in the nonclinical symptom range, for The Beck Depression Inventory – 2nd Edition. Scores from 14 to 19 are considered in the mild clinical symptom…

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    This can bring about knowledge of basic human responsibilities that the man struggles with such as appetite, sleep schedule, exercise, work function, and suicidal tendencies (Sue, 73). This study would cover the conclusion that the diagnosis is depression and satisfy the wife’s…

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    The depression scale that I have located, and to summarize it used is the Beck Depression Inventory Scale. This is the most widely used measurement for assessing depressive symptoms in adults the Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996). This scale is consisting of 21 items rated on a 4-point scale ranging from 0 to 3 that measures the intensity of depressive symptoms. If a person score, 0 to 13 that indicates normal level of depression; 14 to 19, mild to moderate level; 20 to 28,…

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    Depression is becoming a very widespread disorder not only in the United States, but globally (Wang & Gorenstein, 2013). Due to the growing number of depressed individuals, there have been different assessments created to measure and assess depression symptoms. One of the most popular measures used all around the world, is the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) (Wang & Gorenstein, 2013). Beck and colleagues developed the original scale in 1961 for use with adolescents and adults (Dozois, Dobson, &…

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    that selection, administration, and interpretation of assessment measures are within the scope of their practice and that they are competent and trained (American School Counselor Association [ASCA], 2010). Therefore, it is essential that school counselors are able to understand the applicability of assessments with specific populations so that they are used appropriately. After you have read Arbisi and Farmer's reviews of the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II), compare each author's…

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    This twenty-one item instrument will be used to assess the overall depressive symptoms of the survey participants and other psychological factors that stem from depression such as self-dislike, lack of sex drive, and feelings of guilt or worthlessness. Hatzenbuehler, Parpal, and Matthews (1983) reported in their study that used the Beck Depression Inventory that the reliability coefficient for their sampled subjects was .83 on the same day and .60 at a one week interval. Also, in concerns to…

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