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It satisfies most of the above criteria and although it also requires a clinical interview, it is in theory easier to administer than the HRSD, and can be completed in under 20 minutes. It is widely used to measure change in depressed patients. Beck Depression Inventory The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI; Beck et al, 1961) is probably the best-known self-rating scale for depression, and it too has retained its popularity for over 40 years. It was designed to be read to the subject, who chose from set responses.
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