Multiscore Depression Inventory for Children (MDI-C)

    Multiscore Depression Inventory for Children

    Ages: 8 to 17 years
    Admin Time: 15-20 minutes
    Format: Self-report
    Complete Kit: Includes 25 AutoScore Test Forms; 25 Profile Forms; Manual

    product description

    This unique self-report inventory with items written by children assesses depression in 8- to 17-year-olds. A downward extension of the highly regarded Multiscore Depression Inventory, the MDI-C lets youngsters indicate how they feel, giving you a childs-eye view of their emotional world. Its ideal for both routine screening and clinical assessment.

    The MDI-C is the first measure of childhood depression with items created by children, written in their own words. During test development, children between 8 and 13 years of age reviewed MDI-C items, and items were revised, reworded, or added based on their suggestions. Consequently, MDI-C items have excellent face validity. Written at a second-grade reading level, theyre brief, easy to understand, and meaningful to children.