Promoting Excellence : Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

Instrument Name:
Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

Provides an indication of depression and, over time, provides a guide to progress.

Clinical Care Tool - Psychosocial

Max Hamilton, MD

Author Contact Information:
Deceased, 1988

Hamilton M. Development of a rating scale ;for primary depressive illness. Br J Soc Clin Psychol. 1967 Dec;6(4):278-96.

depression, emotional well-being, psychosocial well-being, quality of life, psychosocial assessment

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