Hamilton Depression Scale


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Hamilton Depression Scale

(ham'il-ton),
test comprising 21 questions in a physician-run survey on depressed mood, feelings of guilt, suicide, insomnia, and hypochondriasis.
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(a) GABA/W, concentration of gamma-aminobutyric acid; (b) NAA/W, concentration of N-acetyl-aspartate; (c) Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale; (d) Hamilton Anxiety scale; (e) Hamilton Depression scale;
The recruited patients were assessed again at week 0 with the help of CDAI questionnaire, an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ), a Visual Analogue Scale (VA-Scale) and 21-item Hamilton Depression Scale (HAMD).
No significant effect of the P-gp polymorphism on therapeutic response (Hamilton Depression Scale and Clinical Global Impression Scale scores on day 21) could be identified (data not shown).
Bech (2016), "The Validity of the Different Versions of the Hamilton Depression Scale in Separation Revision Rates of Placebo and Antidepressants in Clinical Trials of Major Depression," J Clin Psychopharmacol 36(5): 453-456.
The Hamilton Depression Scale (HAMD) was used to evaluate depressive symptoms in the TRD patients before and after ECT treatment.
Thus, the first objective was to determine the correlation between alcoholism and the level of depression as measured by The Hamilton Depression Scale (HAMD), through the comparison of patients with major depressive disorders without alcohol-related illnesses and patients with major depressive disorder and anxiety.
The 17-item Hamilton Depression Scale (HAMD) [9] was used to assess the severity of depressive symptoms.
The Hamilton Depression Scale has a practical value in the evaluation of the results of therapy, rather than for screening purposes in a non-clinical population.
The threshold for inclusion was a score greater than 16 on the Hamilton depression scale (13).
Changes on the Hamilton Depression Scale were statistically significant, but the difference in benefit between treatment and usual care was less than expected.
Methods: One hundred and fifty patients, 25-70 years old, meeting ICD-10 criteria for mild or moderately severe depressed episodes or with dysthymia, and having a 17-item Hamilton Depression Scale for Depression (HAM-D) total score between 7 and 17, were randomly assigned to an extract.

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