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Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D)

Psychiatric Scale | April 1, 2019

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The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D; HRSD; HDRS), designed in 1960, has become one of the most widely utilized rating scales intended to assess depression disorder symptom severity and change. It is often used as an outcome measure in antidepressant drug trials. The tool is not meant as a diagnostic instrument, but instead, is intended…

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