Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS)

Purpose of the measure

The Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) is used by clinicians to assess the severity of depression among patients with a diagnosis of depression. It is designed to be sensitive to change resulting from antidepressant therapy.

Author*: Lisa Blum, M.Sc. OT (Candidate)

Editor: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT

Evidence reviewed as of before 21-09-2009

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.