Get this from a library! BDI-II: inventario de depresión de Beck-II: manual. [Aaron T Beck; Robert A Steer; Gregory K Brown]. BDI-II. Inventario de Depresion de Beck. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Paidos. Beck, A. T., & Steer, R. A. (). Internal consistencies of the original and revised. The first Spanish adaptation of the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) was published in This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of its first.

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On the factor structure of the Beck depression inventory-II: Bonnici LM, Bayley R. Bifactor model with cognitive, somatic and affective as specific factors Factor Analyses The two samples were combined because no large differences were observed between samples, and to increase power and reduce restriction of range from the education of the student sample.

They also reported that the translation had adequate criterion validity in their undergraduate and clinical samples using diagnoses of depression based on interviews.

Bifactor models, in contrast, allow to examine a non-hierarchical general factor independently of the specific factors and to simultaneously test the extent to which the common variance between items are explained by the orthogonal general factor and by the specific factors that are tested [ 32 ]. Edpresion information Copyright and Bdiii information Disclaimer. Una muestra de adolescentes consultantes a servicios de salud mental fue comparada con dos tipos de muestras controles.

The study was approved by the institutional review board at UNAM. As expected, t-test analysis revealed that BDI-II scores discriminated between individuals from hospital and general population. In practice, this finding implies that BDI-II ds can be summed to form an overall score, with higher total scores indicating greater level of depression severity [ 32 ]. Total scores did not have a statistically significant association with age. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The results obtained were: Future studies may focus on addressing these weaknesses as well as extending research to a clinical sample and publishing diagnostic accuracy statistics.


One of the authors Bdi-io. Introduction Hispanic individuals are an increasingly important segment of the United States population.

Poverty and common mental disorders in low and deepresion income countries: Practical implications are discussed and suggestions for further research are also made. Discussion Depression represents the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide [ 3 ] with the higher prevalence in low and middle-income countries [ 54 ].

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The mean age was Item means, standard deviations, and item-total correlations are reported in Table 1. Bifactor model with negative attitude, difficulty and somatic as specific factors Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Second, we focused in the analysis of the latent structure deprewion BDI-II, which is just one element of construct validity among several others [ 62 ].

Multivariate Behavioral Research, 27, Measuring the accuracy of diagnostic systems. Principles and practice of structural equation modeling 2nd ed New York: However, findings show that the bifactor model consisting of a general depression factor and three specific factors including cognitive, affective and somatic provided the best fit to data see Fig 1.

This information is also important for clinicians and researchers in the U. Comparisons between genders indicated a similar gender se with females having higher scores Bifactor model with a general depression factor and three specific factors consisting of cognitive, affective, and somatic factors.


Bifactor model with cognitive-affective and somatic as specific factors. Factor analysis in the development and refinement of clinical assessment instruments. Subsequent reliability analysis of the BDI-II total score and subscale scores showed acceptable to high internal consistency, with alpha coefficients ranging from.

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Negative attitude, difficulty and somatic Participation in both studies was completely voluntary and there was no compensation. Multiple factor structures have been presented in the English literature: Differentiating the mood and anxiety disorders: Since its publication, a number of studies have examined the validity and reliability of BDI-II across different populations and countries [ 8 ].

The two-factor Dozois et al. Language and dialect contact in Spanish in New York: Differential functioning of the Beck depression inventory in late-life patients: In Dominican Republic the scientific research on depression is absent [ 55 ] which may negatively impact the development of cultural sensitive evidence-based interventions.

Therefore, there is certain degree of uncertainty whether the BDI-II can be viewed as uni- or multidimensional and, in the latter case, the exactly number of factors. Detecting depression in medically ill patients: Developmental epidemiology En D. American Psychiatric Association; depresioh Studies could incorporate this translation in epidemiological studies to take advantage of representative sampling procedures.

Preliminary psychometric data with two nonclinical samples.