Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self-Report (QIDS-SR-16) Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (Self-Report) (QIDS-SR-16) has proven useful for many years as a way of determining a patient’s level of depression before, during, and after treatment.
Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) The Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II): 1996 revision of the BDI 21-item self-report multiple-choice inventory ~ 10 minutes to complete. Widely used indicator of the severity of depression.
Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2) Use the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2) to screen for depression.
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) Proven to be an effective screening tool to identify patients at risk for “perinatal” depression. Mother asked to check the response that comes closest to how she has been feeling in the previous 7 days.
Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form (GDS-SF) 15-item screening tool used to identify depression in older adults
Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) has proven useful for many years as a way of determining a patient’s level of depression before, during, and after treatment.
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) Comprehensive 24-item symptom scale
Medication Adherence Rating Scale (MARS) The total score ranges from 0-10 with a higher score indicating better adherence
Brief Adherence Rating Scale (BARS)