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Children's Depression Inventory 2

(CDI 2)
  • Maria Kovacs, PhD

Children's Depression Inventory 2™ (CDI 2) is a brief self-report test that helps assess cognitive, affective and behavioral signs of depression in children and adolescents.

Completion time:

CDI 2: 15-20 minutes; CDI 2 Short: 5 minutes

Age range:
7 through 17 years
Reading Level:
2nd grade
Publication date:
2010
Qualification level:
B
Administration:

Paper-and-pencil

Forms:
Two: CDI 2 and CDI 2 Short

Pricing & Ordering

  • CDI 2 Complete Kit

    015804455X

    Includes manual and forms (25) for each of the Long version, Short version, Parent Report and Teacher Report.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $319.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • CDI 2 Manual

    0158044568

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    Price: $97.00

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  • CDI 2 QuikScore™ Forms - Self-Report - Long Version

    0158044576

    Pkg of 25

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    Price: $67.00

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  • CDI 2 QuikScore™ Forms - Parent Report

    0158044975

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    Price: $67.00

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  • CDI 2 QuikScore™ Forms - Self-Report - Short Version

    0158044983

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    Price: $67.00

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  • CDI 2 QuikScore™ Forms - Teacher Report

    0158044991

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    Price: $67.00

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Product Details

The Children’s Depression Inventory 2 contains 28 items, each of which consists of three statements. For each item, the individual is asked to select the statement that best describes their feelings. The assessment is designed for a variety of situations, including schools, child guidance clinics, pediatric practices, and child psychiatric settings.

Benefits

  • Assess self-reported key symptoms of depression, such as a child’s feelings of worthlessness and loss of interest in activities.
  • Support early identification and diagnosis.
  • Conduct clinical research.
  • Score and evaluate results easily with the specially-designed QuikScore format.
  • Target core aspects of childhood depression with brief and easy to administer items.
  • Administer multi-rater system for comprehensive evaluation, or a short 10-item version.

Features

The CDI 2 normative sample includes 1,100 children aged 7 to 17 years from 26 different states in the U.S. Used by clinicians and counselors, The Children’s Depression Inventory 2 tests using two scales: Emotional Problems and Functional Problems. Four subscales are also reported:

  • Negative Mood/Physical Symptoms
  • Negative Self-Esteem
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Ineffectiveness