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Psychiatric Methods of the International Study: Hamilton Depression and Anxiety Scales

  • Bernhard Strauss
  • Gunnar Paulsen

Abstract

The Hamilton Scales for the rating of clinical anxiety and depression are well established instruments for psychiatric research, and have been used in numerous studies, mainly in the field of psychopharmacology. Within the International Study, the scales are one of the constituents of the psychiatric part of the investigation, in conjunction with the HRPD [1] and a psychosocial interview.

Keywords

Anxiety Scale Anxiety Score Hamilton Depression Scale Clinical Anxiety Somatic Anxiety 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Strauss
    • 1
  • Gunnar Paulsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Depts. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics and PsychiatryKiel UniversityKielGermany

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