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Experiment: Beck Profile Visualizations

May 2016
In May I spent some time in the Werkstatt playing with new materials in an attempt to create 3D-representations of responses to the Beck Depression Inventory and Hopelessness Scale.

References

  • Beck Depression Inventory: a 21-question multiple-choice self-report inventory used widely for measuring the severity of depression.
  • Beck Hopelessness Scale: a 20-item self-report inventory designed to measure three major aspects of hopelessness including feelings about the future, loss of motivation, and expectations.

Concept Designs

  • Depression & Anxiety Inventory

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  • Hopelessness Scale

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Werkstatt

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Selected Articles & Resources

  • The Measurement of Pessimism: The Hopelessness Scale. Beck, Aaron and Arlene Weissman, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1974.
  • Psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory-II: a comprehensive review. Wang, Yuan-Pang and Clarice Gorenstein, Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, 2013.
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Research Topic: Qualitative Visualization

April 2016
Throughout the month of April, I began intentially looking for other projects using visualization to display qualitative or abstract information.