An examination of the sensitivity of the six-item Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression in a sample of patients suffering from major depressive disorder

Hooper, Cynthia L.; Bakish, David
March 2000
Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience;Mar2000, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p178
Academic Journal
Examines sensitivity of the 6-item Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRSD6) in patients suffering from major depressive disorder. Comparison of HRSD6 with the 17-item HRSD and Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale; Analysis of four antidepressant treatments; Need for a shorter and less time-consuming measure of depression. INSET: The WG Dewhurst Laboratories.


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