Quickly screen for depression in adolescents and adults with the new BDI® – FastScreen for Medical Patients. A new version of the Beck Depression Inventory®–II designed specifically for medical patients. BDI® – FastScreen is a reliable 7-item self-report instrument useful for case-finding.
Features and Benefits
- This cost-effective, focused evaluation tool is self-administered in just a few minutes and easily scored by office staff
- Measures the severity of depressive symptoms corresponding to the psychological, non somatic criteria for diagnosing major Depressive Disorders in the DSM– IV.
- Helps quantify depression, while excluding symptoms that might be related to medical problems. (Evaluates depression in patients whose behavioural and somatic symptoms attributable to biological, medical, alcohol and/or substance abuse problems may confound diagnosis.)