The Value of the Beck Depression Inventory
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This paper is a series of questions and answers on the topic of a particular research article, "Concurrent Validity and Psychometric Properties of the Beck Depression Inventory in Outpatient Adolescents." The paper relates that this research article was first published in 1991, but may provide a valuable source for historical research for a literature review on depression measures.
From the Paper:"What is known about the subject? The psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) are well-known in adults. In addition, it appears that the BDI produces accurate results when used with adolescents, with certain limitations. Are there any gaps in the knowledge of the subject? Little is known about the usefulness of this inventory when used with adolescents, particularly in identifying "adolescent syndromal major depressive disorder (MDD)," (p. 51) cutoff scores of specific interest to the study of MDD, and the psychometric efficacy of the BDI with the target..."
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