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									BECK'S DEPRESSION INVENTORY II (BDI-II)
									(French Version)
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Script Author: Katja Borchert, Ph.D. (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC
Date: 07-29-2014
last updated:  09-10-2019 by K. Borchert (katjab@millisecond.com) for Millisecond Software, LLC

Script Copyright ©  09-10-2019 Millisecond Software

Millisecond Software thanks Dr. Sylvain Iceta for sharing his French translations!

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BACKGROUND INFO 	
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This script implements the Beck's Depression Inventory II (BDI-II).
The BDI was originally introduced in:

Beck, AT, Ward, CH, Mendeson, M, Mock, J. & Erbaugh, J. (1961). An Inventory for Measuring Depression. 
Archives of General Psychiatry,6 , 561-571.

and revised in 1996.

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OVERVIEW
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21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory 

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DURATION 
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the default set-up of the script takes appr. 3 minutes to complete

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DATA FILE INFORMATION 
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The default data stored in the data files are:

(1) Raw data file: 'bdi_2_french.iqdat'

date, time:						date and time script was run with the current group/subjectnumber 
subject, group, session:	  		 with the current subject/groupnumber/session id
build:							the Inquisit build 

q*_response:						response given (in assigned values 0-3; q16 & q18 might have additional letters attached to the number)
q*_latency:						how much time the participant spent on the surveypage with this particular question
									(the last time this particular surveypage was visited)

(2) Summary data file: 'bdi_2_french_summary*.iqdat' (a separate file for each participant)

computer.platform:				the platform the script was run on (win/mac/ios/android)
script.startdate:					date script was run
script.starttime:					time script was started
script.subjectid:					assigned subject id number
script.groupid:					assigned group id number
script.sessionid:					assigned session id number
script.elapsedtime:				time it took to run script (in ms); measured from onset to offset of script
script.completed:					0 = script was not completed (prematurely aborted); 
								1 = script was completed (all conditions run)

totalscore_bdi:					the sum of all numeric scores (Range: 0-63)
assessment:						According to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beck_Depression_Inventory
									0–13: minimal depression
									14–19: mild depression
									20–28: moderate depression
									29–63: severe depression.

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EDITABLE CODE 
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check below for (relatively) easily editable parameters, stimuli, instructions etc. 
Keep in mind that you can use this script as a template and therefore always "mess" with the entire code 
to further customize your experiment.

The parameters you can change are:

/pageinstructions:			the instructions that appear at the top of each surveypage