Beck Hopelessness Scale®
Overview: Measure negative attitudes about the future
Age Range: 17-80 (recommended)
Other Languages: Spanish
Completion Time: 5 to 10 minutes; self-administered or verbally by a trained administrator
Manual Scoring or Q-global™ Scoring & Reporting
Telepractice: Tips on using this test in your telepractice
Publication Date: 1988, 1993
Use this powerful predictor of eventual suicide to help you measure three major aspects of hopelessness: feelings about the future, loss of motivation, and expectations. Responding to the 20 true or false items on the Beck Hopelessness Scale® (BHS®), patients can either endorse a pessimistic statement or deny an optimistic statement.
Predicts Eventual Suicide
Research consistently supports a positive relationship between BHS scores and measures of depression, suicidal intent, and ideation.
This test is available on Q-global™ - Pearson's new web-based platform for scoring and reporting. It's accessible anytime, from any computer connected to the Internet. Secure and affordable, this system helps you quickly and automatically organize information, generate scores, and produce accurate, comprehensive reports.
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- On-demand, reliable scoring and comprehensive reporting solutions
- Pricing on a per-report basis