Depression Rating Scales: Old Favorites and New Players
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 12, December 2012
Topics: Practice Tools and Tips
Today there are many scales to choose from. Psychiatrists familiar with these tools will be better able to interpret clinical trial results and to employ them in assessing patients’ clinical progress. Here we review the most commonly used depression rating scales, as well as some newer web-based tools.
Jared Ellman, MD
Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Ellman has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.