French Experiences with the Hamilton Scales in Comparison with Other Scales for Depression and Anxiety

  • C. B. Pull
Conference paper
Part of the Psychopharmacology Series book series (PSYCHOPHARM, volume 9)


I was quite young when I first met Professor Hamilton, at the occasion of a symposium on the symptomatology of depression, in Paris. Max Hamilton was to present a paper in French and Professor Pichot had asked me to help him in the French translation of his text (Hamilton 1981).


Clinical Drug Trial Hamilton Anxiety Rate Scale French Experience Hamilton Scale French Journal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. B. Pull
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  1. 1.Service de PsychiatrieCentre Hospitalier de LuxembourgLuxembourgLuxembourg

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