The mean Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAMD) scores of the pharmacotherapy group decreased from 25.7 to 6.2 and those of the psychotherapy group from 22.5 to 8.2.
The study treatment outcomes were determined by scores on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAM-D) including core mood items (depressed mood, guilt, suicidal ideation).
Based on outcomes using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAMD-17) and the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS), efficacy was seen with both dose ratios at 7 days.
The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAM-D) and Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) were administered by a different psychiatrist (12).
According to Hamilton depression rating scale
, this present study demonstrates the statistically significant decrease in all the parameters in both treatment groups.
The main outcomes were 8-wk changes in PD scores [Psychological General Well-Being Schedule (PGWB)] and depressive scales [20-item Hopkins Symptom Checklist Depression Scale (HSCL-D-20) and the 21-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
The researchers treated 72 people suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) with one of two antidepressants, fluoxetine or venlafaxine, or with a placebo.All were evaluated by a clinician using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
, a standard instrument that assesses the severity of a wide range of depression symptoms.
The trials included adults with baseline scores from 10 to 39 on the Hamilton depression rating scale
, the most commonly used measure of symptom severity.
* Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAM-D) for unipolar depression
Interpersonal therapy (12 weekly sessions) significantly reduced PPD symptoms as measured by the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
(HAM-D) compared with a wait-list control group (1 RCT, N=120, RR=2.11; 95% CI, 1.04-4.28).
Key words: Depression, anxiety, acute coronary syndrome, coronary risk factors, Hamilton depression rating scale
, Hamilton anxiety rating scale, Hamilton panic agoraphobia rating scale
sativus produced a significantly better outcome on Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
than placebo (d.f.