Screening tests are performed by a mental health specialist to determine if a patient is suffering from depression. Screening tests, such as the Beck Depression Inventory and the Hamilton Rating Scale, are used to assess the patient through a series of questions, which can help diagnose the patient with depression.
In 1986, the Claude Monet exhibition was coming to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where I was working after graduating from college. At the time Monet was one of my favorite artists, so even though I knew it would be a zoo (and crowds are not my favorite experience) I decided to buy a ticket. I had to buy it months in advance, so I carefully…