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Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was originally developed by Zigmond and Snaith (1983) and is commonly used by doctors to determine the levels of anxiety and depression that a patient is experiencing. The HADS is a fourteen item scale that generates ordinal data. Seven of the items relate to anxiety and seven relate to depression. Zigmond and Snaith created this outcome measure specifically to avoid reliance on aspects of these conditions that are also common somatic symptoms of illness, for example fatigue and insomnia or hypersomnia. This, it was hoped, would create a tool for the detection of anxiety and depression in people with physical health problems.
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Example of detailed test report: *
Patient's ID: Smith J.
Date & Time: 19/10/2014 16:03
I feel tense or 'wound up': A LOT OF THE TIME
I get a sort of frightened feeling as if something awful is about to happen: YES, BUT NOT TOO BADLY
Worrying thoughts go through my mind: A LOT OF THE TIME
I can sit at ease and feel relaxed: USUALLY
I get a sort of frightened feeling like 'butterflies' in the stomach: OCCASIONALLY
I feel restless as I have to be on the move: QUITE A LOT
I get sudden feelings of panic: QUITE OFTEN
I still enjoy the things I used to enjoy: NOT QUITE SO MUCH
I can laugh and see the funny side of things: NOT QUITE SO MUCH NOW
I feel cheerful: SOMETIMES
I feel as if I am slowed down: VERY OFTEN
I have lost interest in my appearance: I DON'T TAKE AS MUCH CARE AS I SHOULD
I look forward with enjoyment to things: RATHER LESS THAN I USED TO
I can enjoy a good book or radio or TV program: SOMETIMES
Anxiety: 12 points, Abnormal
Depression: 9 points, Borderline abnormal
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