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Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)

Snaith RP; Zigmond AS

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Basic description

Developed in 1983

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Authors

Snaith RP; Zigmond AS

Copyright
HADS copyright © R.P. Snaith and A.S. Zigmond, 1983, 1992, 1994. Record form items originally published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 67, 361–70, copyright © Munksgaard International Publishers Ltd, Copenhagen, 1983.
Published by GL Assessment Limited, 1st Floor Vantage London, Great West Road, London TW8 9AG, UK. All rights reserved. GL Assessment is part of the GL Education Group.
Objective
To detect states of anxiety and depression
Therapeutic area
  • Mental Disorders
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Therapeutic indication
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Snaith RP. The Hospital Anxiety And Depression Scale. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2003 Aug, 1:29 (Full text article)

White D, Leach C, Sims R, Atkinson M, Cottrell D. Validation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale for use with adolescents. Br J Psychiatry. 1999 Nov;175:452-4

Herrmann C. International experiences with the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - a review of validation data and clinical results. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 1997;42(1):17-41

Zigmond AS, Snaith RP. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1983;67:361-370

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Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the UK

Translations

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HADS

Afrikaans for South Africa*
Albanian for Albania
Arabic for Dubai*
Arabic for Egypt*
Arabic for Israel*
Arabic for Lebanon
Arabic for Morocco*
Arabic for Saudi Arabia*
Arabic for Tunisia*
Arabic for the United Arab Emirates*
Bengali for India*
Bosnian for Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Bulgarian for Bulgaria*
Cantonese for Hong Kong*
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Cebuano for the Philippines*
Croatian for Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Croatian for Croatia*
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Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)*
Dutch for the Netherlands*
English for Australia*
English for Canada*
English for Hong Kong
English for India*
English for Malaysia*
English for New Zealand*
English for Pakistan*
English for Singapore*
English for South Africa*
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English for the USA*
Estonian for Estonia*
Filipino for the Philippines*
Finnish for Finland*
French for Belgium*
French for Canada*
French for France*
French for Morocco*
French for Switzerland*
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Georgian for Georgia*
German for Austria
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Greek for Greece*
Gujarati for India*
Hebrew for Israel*
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Hungarian for Hungary*
Icelandic for Iceland
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Japanese for Japan*
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Korean for Korea*
Latvian for Latvia*
Lithuanian for Lithuania*
Malay for Malaysia*
Malay for Singapore*
Malayalam for India*
Maltese for Malta*
Mandarin for China*
Mandarin for Hong-Kong
Mandarin for Malaysia*
Mandarin for Singapore*
Mandarin for Taiwan*
Marathi for India*
Norwegian for Norway*
Persian for Iran*
Polish for Poland*
Portuguese for Brazil*
Portuguese for Portugal*
Punjabi for India*
Romanian for Romania*
Russian for Belarus*
Russian for Estonia*
Russian for Georgia*
Russian for Israel*
Russian for Latvia*
Russian for Lithuania*
Russian for Russia*
Russian for Ukraine*
Serbian for Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Serbian for Serbia*
Sinhalese for Sri Lanka
Slovak for Slovakia*
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Swedish for Sweden*
Tagalog for the Philippines*
Tamil for India*
Tamil for Malaysia*
Tamil for Singapore*
Telugu for India*
Thai for Thailand*
Turkish for Turkey*
Ukrainian for Ukraine*
Urdu for India*
Welsh for Wales
Xhosa for South Africa*
Yoruba for Nigeria
Zulu for South Africa*
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Note: The copyright in the German version of the HADS is held by Verlag Hans Huber (contact Sylvia Schlutius or Daniel Ebneter, CEO), Bern, Switzerland. Additional information on: http://www.testzentrale.de/

BiblioPRO: you can find information about the Spanish version here - puede encontrar información sobre la versión española aqui

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More information on translations

Bibliographic references of the translations:

Arabic:
El-Rufaie OE, Absood GH. Retesting the validity of the Arabic version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HADS) scale in primary health care. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 1995 Jan;30(1):26-31 (PubMed abstract)

Malasi TH, Mirza IA, el-Islam MF. Validation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in Arab patients. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1991 Oct;84(4):323-6 (PubMed abstract)

El-Rufaie, O.E.F.A. and Absood, G. (1987). Validity Study of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale among a Group of Saudi Patients. British Journal of Psychiatry, 151, 678-688 (PubMed abstract)

Chinese:
Leung CM, Wing YK, Kwong PK et al. Validation of the Chinese-Cantonese version of the hospital anxiety and depression scale and comparison with the Hamilton Rating Scale of Depression. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1999 Dec;100(6):456-61 (PubMed abstract)

Leung CM, Ho S, Kan CS et al. Evaluation of the Chinese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. A cross-cultural perspective. Int J Psychosom. 1993;40(1-4):29-34 (PubMed abstract)

German:
Herrmann C, Scholz KH, Kreuzer H. [Psychologic screening of patients of a cardiologic acute care clinic with the German version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale]. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 1991 Feb;41(2):83-92. In German (PubMed abstract)

For information on, or permission to use the German translation, please contact:

Verlag Hans Huber (contact Sylvia Schlutius)
Langgasstrasse 76
CH-3000
Berlin 9
Germany
Phone: 00 41 (0) 31 300 4587
Fax: 00 41 (0) 31 300 4590
E-mail: sylvia.schlutius@hogrefe.ch

Hungarian:
Muszbek K, Szekely A, Balogh EM, Molnár M, Rohánszky M, Ruzsa A, Varga K, Szöllosi M, Vadász P. Validation of the Hungarian translation of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Qual Life Res. 2006 May;15(4):761-6 (PubMed abstract)

Italian:
Costantini M, Musso M, Viterbori P, et al. Detecting psychological distress in cancer patients validity of the Italian version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Support Care Cancer. 1999 May;7(3):121-7 (PubMed abstract)

Malayalam:
Thomas BC, Devi N, Sarita GP, Rita K, Ramdas K, Hussain BM, Rejnish R, Pandey  M. Reliability and validity of the Malayalam hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) in cancer patients. Indian J Med Res. 2005 Nov;122(5):395-9 (PubMed abstract)

Nigerian:
Abiodun OA. A validity study of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in general hospital units and a community sample in Nigeria. Br J Psychiatry. 1994 Nov;165(5):669-72 (PubMed abstract)

Persian:
Montazeri A, Vahdaninia M, Ebrahimi M, Jarvandi S. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS): translation and validation study of the Iranian version. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2003 Apr 28;1(1):14 (Full text article)

Portuguese:
Pais-Ribeiro J, Silva I, Ferreira T, Martins A, Meneses R, Baltar M. Validation study of a Portuguese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Psychol Health Med. 2007 Mar;12(2):225-35; quiz 235-7. English, Portuguese (PubMed abstract)

Punjabi:
Lane DA, Jajoo J, Taylor RS, Lip GY, Jolly K; the Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation (BRUM) Steering Committee. Cross-cultural adaptation into Punjabi of the English version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. BMC Psychiatry. 2007 Jan 26;7:5 (Full text article)

Sinhalese:
Kumara WGC, Zoysa PD, Balasuriya A, Fernando NFJ, Jayamanne BDW. Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the hospital anxiety and depression scale for ischemic heart disease patients in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Research Conference in Health Sciences 2021 (Abstract)

Slovenian:
Miklavcic IV, Snoj Z, Mlakar J, Pregelj P. Validation of the Slovenian version of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in female cancer patients. Psychiatr Danub. 2008 Jun;20(2):148-52 (PubMed abstract)

Swedish:
Lisspers J, Nygren A, Soderman E. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD): some psychometric data for a Swedish sample. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1997 Oct;96(4):281-6 (PubMed abstract)

Urdu:
Mumford DB, Tareen IA, Bajwa MA, et al. The translation and evaluation of an Urdu version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1991 Feb;83(2):81-5 (PubMed abstract)

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