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Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D)

The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) has proven useful for many years as a way of determining a patient’s level of depression before, during, and after treatment. It should be administered by a clinician experienced in working with psychiatric patients.


 

1.DEPRESSED MOOD
2.FEELINGS OF GUILT
3.SUICIDE
4.INSOMNIA – Initial
5.INSOMNIA – Middle
6.INSOMNIA – Delayed
7.WORK AND INTERESTS
8.RETARDATION
9.AGITATION
10.ANXIETY – PSYCHIC
11.ANXIETY – SOMATIC
12.SOMATIC SYMPTOMS – GASTROINTESTINAL
13.SOMATIC SYMPTOMS – GENERA
14.GENITAL SYMPTOMS
15.HYPOCHONDRIASI
16.WEIGHT LOSS
17.INSIGHT
18.DIURNAL VARIATION
19.DEPERSONALIZATION AND DEREALIZATION
20.PARANOID SYMPTOMS
21.OBSESSIONAL SYMPTOMS

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