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Beck Depression Inventory: Part II

Introduction

In my previous article I described what the Beck Depression Inventory was, in addition to describing the first 10 questions on this particular scale.  In this particular article, I will list the remainder of the questions on the Beck Depression Inventory.

What Are The Remainder Of The Questions On The Beck Depression Inventory?

What are the remainder of the questions on the Beck Depression Inventory?  Continue reading this article to find out.  According to hr.ucdavis.edu, the following are the remainder of the questions on the Beck Depression Inventory:

11. 0 I am no more irritated by things than I ever was.
      1 I am slightly more irritated now than usual.
      2 I am quite annoyed or irritated a good deal of the time.
      3  I feel irritated all the time.
12. 0 I have not lost interest in other people.
      1  I am less interested in other people than I used to be.
      2  I have lost most of my interest in other people.
      3  I have lost all of my interest in other people.
13. 0 I make decisions about as well as I ever could.
      1  I put off making decisions more than I used to.
      2  I have greater difficulty in making decisions more than I used to.
      3  I can’t make decisions at all anymore.
14. 0 I don’t feel that I look any worse than I used to.
      1  I am worried that I am looking old or unattractive.
      2  I feel there are permanent changes in my appearance that make me look
          unattractive
      3  I believe that I look ugly.

15. 0 I can work about as well as before.

      1  It takes an extra effort to get started at doing something.
      2  I have to push myself very hard to do anything.
      3  I can’t do any work at all.

16. 0 I can sleep as well as usual.

      1 I don’t sleep as well as I used to.
      2 I wake up 1-2 hours earlier than usual and find it hard to get back to sleep.
      3 I wake up several hours earlier than I used to and cannot get back to sleep.

17. 0 I don’t get more tired than usual.

      1 I get tired more easily than I used to.
      2 I get tired from doing almost anything.
      3 I am too tired to do anything.

18. 0 My appetite is no worse than usual.

       1 My appetite is not as good as it used to be.
       2 My appetite is much worse now.
       3 I have no appetite at all anymore.

19. 0 I haven’t lost much weight, if any, lately.

       1 I have lost more than five pounds.
       2 I have lost more than ten pounds.
       3 I have lost more than fifteen pounds.

20. 0 I am no more worried about my health than usual.

       1 I am worried about physical problems like aches, pains, upset stomach, or
          constipation.
      2 I am very worried about physical problems and it’s hard to think of much else.
      3 I am so worried about my physical problems that I cannot think of anything else.

21. 0 I have not noticed any recent change in my interest in sex.

      1  I am less interested in sex than I used to be.
      2 I have almost no interest in sex.
      3 I have lost interest in sex completely.
Conclusion
This article has provided readers with the remainder of the questions on the Beck Depression Inventory.

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Beck Depression Inventory: Part II

Lauren Walters

My name is Lauren Walters. I am currently heading into my final semester of graduate school for Mental Health Counseling in the Spring of 2016. Through my own experiences with mental illness, I love to inspire others through my writings and reassure them that they can live healthy, productive lives, despite mental illness. I hope you enjoy my articles. Feel free to comment. I will be sure to respond to you questions and/or comments in a prompt manner. Enjoy!


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Walters, L. (2017). Beck Depression Inventory: Part II. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 19, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/coping-depression/2017/02/beck-depression-inventory-part-ii/

 

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