Beck Depression Inventory

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This depression inventory can be self-scored. The scoring scale is at the end of the questionnaire.


  • INTERPRETING THE BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY

    Now that you have completed the questionnaire, add up the score for each of the twenty-one questions by counting the number to the right of each question you marked. The highest possible total for the whole test would be sixty-three. This would mean you circled number three on all twenty-one questions. Since the lowest possible score for each question is zero, the lowest possible score for the test would be zero. This would mean you circles zero on each question. You can evaluate your depression according to the Table below.
  • Levels of Depresssion

  • 1-10____________________These ups and downs are considered normal
    11-16___________________ Mild mood disturbance
    17-20___________________Borderline clinical depression
    21-30___________________Moderate depression
    31-40___________________Severe depression
    over 40__________________Extreme depression