Hamilton anxiety rating scale


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Ham·il·ton anxiety rating scale

(ham'ĭl-tŏn),
a list of specific symptoms used as a measure of severity of anxiety.

Ham·il·ton an·xi·e·ty rat·ing scale

(hamil-tŏn ang-zīĕ-tē rāting skāl)
A list of specific symptoms used as a measure of severity of anxiety.

Ham·il·ton an·xi·e·ty rat·ing scale

(hamil-tŏn ang-zīĕ-tē rāting skāl)
List of specific symptoms used as a measure of severity of anxiety.
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Demographic data of the patient and control groups and Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index and Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale scores Control Group Avg.
Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale. This widely used interview scale measures the extremity of a patient's anxiety, based on 14 parameters including anxious mood, tension, fears, insomnia, somatic complaints, and behavior in the client's interview.
The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) is a psychological questionnaire used by clinicians to rate the severity of a patient's anxiety.
The evaluation was performed based on anthropometric, bioimpedance analysis (BIA), dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measurements, and anxiety assessment with Hamilton anxiety rating scale (HAM-A).
Hamilton Anxiety rating scale (HAM-A): HAM-A is one of the first rating scales developed to measure the severity of anxiety symptoms consists of 14 items.
Significant improvements were seen in both groups on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale, and the Beck Depression Inventory.
* severity of illness is measured by a specific, appropriate rating scale (eg, Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale for schizophrenia [PANSS], Young Mania Rating Scale [YMRS], Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale [MADRS] for depression, Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale [HAM-A] for anxiety, Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [Y-BOCS] for obsessions and compulsions)
Accordingly, the patient was subjected for psychological assessment by a psychiatrist due to her severe anxious nature to assess the severity of symptoms of anxiety using Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) where a score of 43 was obtained grading her as severely anxious.
Assessments included the following: 16-item self-reported Flanagan Quality of Life (QOL) scale, the Beck Depression Inventory second version (BDI-II), Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS), the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A), and the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) (Table 1).
Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale was used to compare the mental health status of the two groups.
Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A), a 14-item observer-rated scale, was used to assess the severity of the anxiety symptoms.
HAM-A: Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale [7]; AIS: Athens Insomnia Scale [8]; HRSD: Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression [9]; BPsys: systolic blood pressure; BPdia: diastolic blood pressure; and n.s.: not significant.
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