Thank you for taking the Beck’s Depression Inventory.
Your score shows:
These ups and downs are considered normal.
What to do next:
- Call a doctor and ask for a psych referral for your depression. Most physicians and treatment professionals will offer a number of resources you can use to get the help you need.
- Visit doctors with your BDI in hand so you can use your answers as a starting point.
- Follow your psychiatrist’s prescribed course of therapy for several weeks before you decide whether it’s working or not. Often some combination of antidepressants, psychodynamic therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy will yield promising results.