Beck Depression Inventory

  • Aaron T. Beck, MD
  • Robert A. Steer
  • Gregory K. Brown
The Beck Depression Inventory® is a brief, self-report inventory designed to measure the severity of depression symptomatology. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.

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  • Kits

    Starter & complete kits, print & digital

    2 options

    From USD 128.11
  • Test forms reports

    Booklets, record forms, answer sheets, report usages & subscriptions

    2 options

    From USD 3.80
  • Support materials

    Manuals, stimulus books, replacement items & other materials

    2 options

    From USD 125.81
  • All products

    All tests and materials offered for BDI–2

    6 options

    From USD 3.80
- of 6 results
  • BDI-2 Manual (Print)
    0158018389 Qualification Level B

    USD 126.96

  • BDI-2 Complete Kit (Print)
    0158018370 Qualification Level B

    Includes Manual (Print) and 25 Record Forms (Print)

    USD 200.22

    Estimated to ship:1-2 weeks
  • BDI-2 Response Sheets Qty 25 (Print)
    0158018397 Qualification Level B

    USD 86.94

  • BDI-2 Q-global Interpretive Adminstration/Report Qty 1 (Digital)
    63175 Qualification Level B

    USD 3.80

    1-4 USD 3.80
    5-49 USD 3.57
    50-99 USD 3.45
    100-249 USD 3.34
    250+ USD 3.34
    Savings are estimated
  • BDI-2 Q-global Starter Kit (Digital)
    0158011023 Qualification Level B

    Includes BDI-II Manual (Digital) and 5 Q-global interpretive reports (Digital)

    USD 128.11

  • BDI-2 Q-global Manual (Digital)
    0150180004 Qualification Level B

    Once ordered, the digital asset is accessible by logging into Q-global and visiting the Q-global Resource Library. It is a view-only digital file.

    USD 125.81


Publication date:
Age range:
13 through 80 years
Qualification level:
5 minutes; self-administered, or verbally by a trained administrator
Scoring options:
Manual scoring or Q-global® Scoring & Reporting
Other languages:
Japanese, Traditional Chinese
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

Product Details

This new edition of the Beck Depression Inventory®, the most widely used instrument for detecting depression, takes just five minutes to complete and is more clinically sensitive than ever.


  • Assess self-reported key symptoms of depression.
  • Support early identification and diagnosis.
  • Conduct clinical research.
  • Improved clinical sensitivity (Coefficient Alpha = .92)


This BDI-2 consists of 21 items to assess the intensity of depression in clinical and normal patients. Each item is a list of four statements arranged in increasing severity about a particular symptom of depression.

  • New items of assessment.
  • Assessment time frames increase from one to two weeks.
  • Improved clinical sensitivity.
  • Aligned with DSM-IV criteria.


The following sample reports and materials are available for BDI-2.


Find out how to use this test in your telepractice.

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Other languages

BDI-II in Japanese

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Program items

Record Forms

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BDI-II in Traditional-Chinese

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BDI-II India

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