Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) is a multiple item questionnaire used to provide an indication of depression, and as a guide to evaluating recovery. The scale consists of 17 items which each item being scoring on a 3 or 5 point scale. The higher the score, the more likely a person is depressed.

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Find out more about Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

Alternative name
HDRS

Active? Yes

First used: 14 October 2021

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Depression
Depression impacts over 260 million people. It is the most extensively studied disorder in the world of psychedelics with psilocybin, ketamine and DMT all showing promise.

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