No-Charge Depression/Suicide Risk Assessment


The Depression Danger Scale™ (DDS)

© 2014 Michael D. Denhof, PhD


The suicide rate for corrections professionals far exceeds that of individuals in the general population. This circumstance calls for action to reduce the rate. The Depression Danger Scale™ is a highly efficient, and psychometrically sound assessment tool that serves the purpose of gauging an individual’s level of severe depression/suicide risk.

Click here to download a Data Sheet detailing content and psychometric property information on the DDS. Note that product Data Sheets are updated periodically and it is recommended that users check for the most up to date version.