10.68. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)¶
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10.68.1. History and guide¶
Zigmond & Snaith (1982), as above.
10.68.3. Intellectual property rights¶
Original 1982 article contains the scale and copyright is presumed to be held by its publisher (originally Munksaard International Publishers Ltd, currently Wiley [John Wiley & sons, Inc.]).
Snaith 2003 article says (sic): “The HADS was placed with a publisher of test scales distribution of the Scale was placed with a publishing firm, the National Foundation for Educational Research (nferNelson: http://www.nfer-nelson.co.uk…). The firm supplies the scale, the chart for recording of scores and the manual with instructions for its use.” See http://www.hqlo.com/content/1/1/29.
NFER Nelson are now GL Assessment, http://www.gl-assessment.co.uk/. Their details on the HADS are at http://www.gl-assessment.co.uk/products/hospital-anxiety-and-depression-scale-0.
Fees appear payable.
10.69. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), respondent version¶