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Glossary - B

This glossary contains definitions for psychological and medical jargon that you may run across while reading about depression and its treatment. On this page you will find definitions for words beginning with the letter "B".

Beck Depression Inventory
The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), which was created by the founder of cognitive therapy, Dr. Aaron T. Beck, is a self-report questionnaire used in the evaluation of the existence and severity of depression symptoms.

Benzodiazepines
A definition of the term "benzodiazepines".

Beta Blockers
A definition for the term "beta blockers."

Bipolar Disorder
A definition for the term "bipolar disorder".

Blood-Brain Barrier
What is the blood-brain barrier?

Borderline Personality Disorder
A definition of the term "Borderline Personality Disorder".

Boundaries
A definition of the term "boundaries."

Bulimia
A definition of the term "bulimia".

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