Chapters in Books

​Bech P. Diagnostic and classification tradition of mental disorders in the twentieth century in Scandinavia. In: Sartorius N (ed). Sources of diagnosis in different cultures. Hans Huber: Bern, 1990, pp 153-169.

Bech P. Psychometric Developments of the Hamilton Scales: The Spectrum of Depression, Dysthymia, and Anxiety. In: Bech P, Coppen A (eds) The Hamilton Scales. Springer: Berlin 1990: 72-79.

Bech P. Methodological problems in assessing quality of life as outcome in psychopharmacology. A multi-axial approach. In: Benkert O, Rickels K (eds). Methodology and evaluation of psychotropic drugs. Springer: Berlin 1990.

Bech P, Rasmussen S, Dahl A, Lauritsen B, Lund K. Withdrawal states after alcohol and minor tranquilizers: Shared phenomenology as index for standardized substitution therapy. In: Stefanis CN (ed). Psychiatry: A world perspective vol. 1. Elsevier 1990, pp 1211-1218.

Bech P. The Construct validity of the diagnostic melancholia scale in the qualitative spectrum of depression with special reference to prediction of drug response. In: Stefanis CN (ed). Psychiatry: A world perspective vol. 1. Elsevier 1990, pp 440-445.

Bech P. Cronholm-Ottosson Depression Scale. The first specific depression scale for the rating of changes during treatment. Festskrift for Jan-Otto Ottosson. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1991; 84: 439-445.

Bech P. The clinical measurement of aggression. In: Thompson, C., Cowen P. (eds.). The Science and Psychiatry of Violence. Oxford, 1991 pp 186-196.

Bech P. Symptoms and assessment of depression. In: Paykel ES (ed.) Handbook of affective disorders. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 1992, pp 3-13.

Bech P, Dunbar GC, Stoker MJ. The challenge of measuring quality of life in psychiatric patients. In: Jönsson B, Rosenbaum J (eds.). The Health Economics of depression.Chichester: Wiley 1993. 

Bech P. Depressive syndrome in Parkinson's disease: clinical manifestations. In: Wolters, E. Ch., Scheltens P. (eds). Mental dysfunction in Parkinson's disease.Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit 1993.

Bech P, Langemark M, Loldrup D, Krogh Rasmussen B., Krabbe A. Tension-type Headache: Psychiatric Aspects. In: Olesen J, Schoenen J (eds.). Tension-type Headache: Classification, Mechanisms, and Treatment. New York: Raven Press 1993 pp 143-146.

Kastrup MC, Bech P. The use of brief rating scales for psychopathologic States with reference to DSM-III-R. In: Mezzich JE, Jorge MR, Salloum IM (eds.). Psychiatric epidemiology. Assessment concepts and methods. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994, pp 321-331

Bech P. The PCASEE model: an approach to subjective well-being. In: J Orley W Kuyken (eds). Quality of Life Assessment: international perspectives. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1994

Bech P, Mak M. Measurements of impulsivity and aggression. In: Hollander E, Stein D (eds.). Impulsivity and aggression. New York: John Wiley 1995, pp 25-41.
Lauritzen L, Kørner A, Bech P. Psychogeriatric Rating Scales: Interrater reliability and validity. In: Bergener M, Fenkel SI (eds.). Treating Alzheimer's and other dementias. Springer: 1995, pp 269-276.

Bech P. Depression og livskvalitet. Hvornår og hvorfor skal man søge behandling. I: J Gerlach (ed.). Depression og depressionsbehandling. PsykiatriFondens Forlag 1997, pp 11-1

Bech P. Measurement and organisation in psychopharmacology. In: David Healy (Interviewer) The Psychopharmacologists II. London: Altman 1998; pp 449-520

Bech P. Methodological issues in individual quality of life assessment. In: Joyce CRB, McGee HM, O’Bolyle CA (eds.) Individual quality of life. Approaches to conceptualisation and assessment. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers 1999, pp 51-63

Bech P. Pharmacological treatment of depressive disorders: a review. In: Maj, M. & Sartorius N, eds.: Depressive disorders. WPA Series Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons 1999; pp 89-127. 
Second edition. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons 2002; pp 89-127.

Bech P. Social anxiety disorder: the impact on quality of life. In: Westenberg, H.G.M. & den Boer, J.A. (eds.): Focus on psychiatry. Social Anxiety Disorder. Amsterdam: Syn-thesis 1999. pp 109-115

Bech P. Stress, livskvalitet og depression. In: Larsen HE (ed.) I sort – en debatbog om depression. København: Lindhardt og Ringhoff 1999

Bech P. Et præcist psykometer til aflæsning af depression og mani i den psykokemiske forskning. In: Mellerup E, Jørgensen OS, Plenge P, Broberg AM (eds.) Neuropsykiatriske aspekter. Udgivet i anledning af Neuropsykiatrisk Laboratoriums 100 års jubilæum 10. december 1998. København: Neuropsykiatrisk Laboratorium, Rigshospitalet, 1999; pp 42-50

Bech P. The difference in depression in men and women. In: Bech P, Dahl AA, Naukkarinen H (eds) What do we know about comorbidity today? Uddevalla: Det Mångkulturelle Förlaget, 2000: pp 6-19

Bech P. Clinical features of mood disorders and mania. In: Gelder MG, López-Ibor JJ and Andreasen N (eds.) New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry. Oxford University Press 2000, pp 682-688

Bech P. The difference in depression in men and women. In: Bech P, Dahl AA, Naukarinen H, eds. What do we know about comorbidity today? SmithKlin Beecham Nordic Psychiatric Symposium 2000. Uddevalla, Det Mångkulturella Förlaget 2002; pp. 6-15

Bech P. Male depression: stress and aggression as pathways to major depression. In: Dawson A and Tylee A (eds.) Depression: Social and economic timebomb. London: BMJ Books 2001, pp 63-66.

Bech P. I principali strumenti di valutazione della qol e le loro caratteristiche psicometriche. In: de Girolamo G, Becchi MA, Coppa FS, De Leo D, Neri G, Rucci P, Scocco P (eds) Salute e qualità della vita. Centro Scientifico Editore, Torino 2001.

Bech P, Olsen LR, Nimeus A. Psychometric scales in suicide risk assessment. In: Wasserman D. Suicide - an unnecessary death. London: Martin Dunitz 2001

Bech P. The clinical spectrum of mania. In: Maj M, Akiskal HS, López-Ibor JJ and Sartorius N (eds) Bipolar Disorder. WPA Series Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry, vol 5. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2002, pp 89-91.

Bech P. Measurement issues. In: D'haenen H, den Boer JA and Willner P, eds. Biological Psychiatry. II. NY, John Wiley 2002; pp. 25-36

Bech P. Quality of life and rating scales of depression. In: Preskorn SH, Feighner JP, Stanga CY, Ross R, eds. Antidepressants: Past, present and future. New York: Springer 2004, pp 149-167

Bech P. Health-related Quality of Life: Disease-specific and Generic Dimensions in Social Phobia. Commentaries. 6.3. In Maj M, Akiskal HS, Lopz-Ibor JJ, Okasha A, eds. Phobias. WPA Series Evidence and Experience in psychiatry, Vol 7. London: Wiley 2004, pp 335-337

Bech P. The Bech-Rafaelsen Mania and Melancholia Scales in clinical trials: a 25-year review of their use as outcome measure in bipolar and unipolar patients. In Brown MC, ed. Focus on Bipolar Disorder Research. Nova Science Publishers; Hauppauge, NY 2005, pp 131-154

Bech P. Livskvalitet Og Depression: Brugen Af Spørgeskemaer. I: Gerlach, J (red.) Depression. Symptomer, årsager og behandling. København: Psykiatrifondens Forlag, 2006; s. 89-101​

Sørensen CH, Bech P. Depression and ischaemic heart disease. In: Fast Facts: Psychiatry Hightlights 2005-2006 (Lader M, ed). London: health press 2006; pp. 13-18

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