Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II)

1. Sadness
0 I do not feel sad
1 I feel sad much of the time
2 I am sad all the time
3 I am so sad or unhappy that I can’t stand it.
2. Pessimism
0 I am not discouraged about my future
1 I feel more discouraged about my future than I used to be
2 I do not expect things to work out for me
3 I feel my future is hopeless and will only get worse
3. Past Failure
0 I do not feel like a failure
1 I have failed more than I should have
2 as I look back‚ I see a lot of failures
3 I feel I am a total failure as a person
4. Loss of Pleasure
0 I get as much pleasure as I ever did from the things I enjoy
1 I don’t enjoy things as much as I used to
2 I get very little pleasure from the things I used to enjoy
3 I can’t get any pleasure from the things I used to enjoy
5. Guilty Feelings
1 I don’t feel particularly guilty
2 I feel guilty over many things I have done or should have done
3 I feel guilty most of the time
4 I feel guilty all of the time
6. Punishment Feelings
0 I don’t feel I am being punished
1 I feel I may be punished
2 I expect to be punished
3 I feel I am being punished
7. Self Dislike
0 I feel the same about myself as ever
1 I have lost confidence in myself
2 I am disappointed in myself
3 I dislike myself
8. Self-Criticalness
0 I don’t criticize or blame myself more than usual
1 I am more critical of myself than I used to be
2 I criticize myself for all of my faults
3 I blame myself for everything bad that happens
9. Suicidal Thoughts or Wishes
0 I don’t have any thoughts of killing myself
1 I have thoughts of killing myself‚ but I would not carry them out
2 I would like to kill myself
3 I would kill myself if I had the Chance
10. Crying
0 I don’t cry any more than I used to
1 I cry more than I used to
2 I cry over every little thing
3 I feel like crying‚ but I can’t
11. Agitation
0 I am not more restless or wound up than usual
1 I feel more restless or wound up than usual
2 I am so restless or agitated that it’s hard to stay still
3 I am so restless or agitated that I have to keep moving or doing something
12. Loss of Interest
0 I have not lost interest in other people or activities
1 I am less interested in other people or things than before
2 I have lost most of my interest in other people or things
3 It’s hard to get interested in anything
13. Indecisiveness
0 I make decisions about as well as ever
1 I find it more difficult to make decisions than usual
2 I have much greater difficulty in making decisions than I used to
3 I have trouble making any decisions
14. Worthlessness
0 I do not feel I am worthless
1 I don’t consider myself as worthwhile and useful as I used to
2 I feel more worthless as compared to other people
3 I feel utterly worthless
15. Loss of Energy
0 I have as much energy as ever
1 I have less energy than I used to have
2 I don’t have enough energy to do very much
3 I feel utterly worthless
16. Changes in Sleeping Patterns
0 I have not experienced any change in my sleeping pattern
1a I sleep somewhat more than usual
1b I sleep somewhat less than usual
2a I sleep a lot more than usual
2b I sleep a lot less than usual
3a I sleep most of the day
3b I wake up 1-2 hours early and can’t get back to sleep
17. Irritability
0 I am no more irritable than usual
1 I am more irritable than usual
2 I am much more irritable than usual
3 I am irritable all the time
18. Changes in Appetite
0 I have not experience any change in my appetite
1a My appetite is somewhat less than usual
1b My appetite is much less than before
2a My appetite is much greater than usual
3a I have no appetite at all
3b I crave food all the time
19. Concentration Difficulty
0 I can concentrate as well as ever
1 I can’t concentrate as well as usual
2 It’s hard to keep my mind on anything for very long
3 I find I can’t concentrate on anything
20. Tiredness or Fatigue
0 I am no more tired or fatigues than usual
1 I get more tired or fatigued more easily than usual
2 I am too tired or fatigued to do a lot of the tings I used to do
3 I am too tired or fatigued to do most of the things I used to do
21. Loss of Interest in Sex
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 am much less interest in sex now
3 I have lost interest in sex completely.
 
This instrument can be found on pages 79-81 of CONSTRUCTION AND VALIDATION OF A FOUR PARENTING STYLES SCALE. Available online at http://humboldt-dspace.calstate.edu/bitstream/handle/2148/522/Livia_Ribeiro.pdf?sequence=1
 

Beck‚ A. T.‚ Brown‚ G.‚ & Steer‚ R. A. (1989). Sex differences on the revised Beck Depression Inventory for outpatients with affective disorders. Journal ofPersonality Assessment‚ 53‚ 693-702.

Beck‚ A. T.‚ Steer‚ R. A.‚ & Brown‚ G. K. (1996). Beck Depression Inventory II Manual. San Antonio‚ TX: The Psychological Corporation.

Ribeiro‚ L. L. (2009)‚ CONSTRUCTION AND VALIDATION OF A FOUR PARENTING STYLES SCALE . A Thesis (M.A.)-‎-Humboldt State University‚ Psychology: Counseling