ReconnectRelationship.com is pleased to offer some FREE Self-Assessments as a way for you to gain a better understanding of symptoms or issues that are concerning you. Living a happy life may not come easy for you. It may take a lot of work and awareness on your part. Practice working towards a happier life every day. Over time it will become a habit, and it will start to come easier. Be thankful for and grateful towards everything and everyone in your life. Eat better. Sleep more. Be more around those who add to your life and make you feel special. MIND Meditate, get centered. Keep a daily journal. Practice smiling and make someone else’s day. Less TV time. Simple life = happy life. Write down your goals and do something small every single day towards reaching them. Nurture close relationships. Give, Volunteer, Serve. Find your true passion and follow it. Spend time in nature. Exercise regularly. Feed your brain with things that give you insight, empowerment, and motivation. Take frequent vacations and let your hair down and don’t take yourself too seriously, life is more fun that way.
You can use these self-assessment tools as a guide. They are not a diagnosis or medical advice. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your results with Dr. Chalepas and learn tools on how to better cope with your symptoms, please click the “MAKE AN APPOINTMENT” button above.
Beck Depression Inventory
The Beck Depression Inventory is the most widely used instrument for detecting depression, takes just five minutes to complete.
The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) is a 21-item, self-rated scale that evaluates key symptoms of depression including mood, pessimism, sense of failure, self-dissatisfaction, guilt, punishment, self-dislike, self-accusation, suicidal ideas, crying, irritability, social withdrawal, indecisiveness, body image change, work difficulty, insomnia, fatigability, loss of appetite, weight loss, somatic preoccupation, and loss of libido (Beck & Steer, 1993; Beck, Steer & Garbing, 1988).
This assessment does not itself indicate a diagnosis nor is it intended to treat any mental disorder in any way. To determine any potential diagnosis and possible treatment, please be sure to discuss your results with Dr. Gilbert Chalepas or a qualified mental health professional.