33+ Hamilton Depression Rating Scale Background. Development of a rating scale for primary depressive illness. Do you use the hamilton depression rating scale and want to contribute your expertise?
It consists of 17 items with likert scale of either 0 to 4 or 0 to 2. The hdrs is in the public domain. It contains a number of different questions which focus on the symptoms of depression.
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It consists of 17 items with likert scale of either 0 to 4 or 0 to 2. Scores can range from 0 to 54. The hamilton depression rating scale (hamd) is completed by the clinician as opposed to the patient. [hamilton, m (1960) a rating scale for depression.