Beck Depression Inventory II

The Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) is a widely utilized self-report assessment tool designed to gauge the severity of depressive symptoms in individuals. Developed as an improvement over the original Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the BDI-II comprises 21 multiple-choice questions covering a diverse range of symptoms associated with depression. Respondents rate the intensity of their symptoms over the preceding two weeks, with higher scores indicating more severe depressive states. Compared to its predecessor, the BDI-II boasts enhancements in several key areas. It incorporates an expanded item range, addressing a broader spectrum of depressive symptoms for a more comprehensive evaluation.

Select the one statement that best describes the way you have been feeling during the past two weeks, including today.