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Max Hamilton (1057)

Interests
Clinical psychology, evaluation and measurement, psychopharmacology
Nationality
German
Born
1912, Offenbach, Germany
Died
1988, England
Short Biography
Professor Max Hamilton (1912–1988) was born on 9 February 1912 at Offenbach am Main, Germany. In 1915, his family (named Himmelschein) emigrated to England. He was educated at the Foundation School in Cowper Street and went on to study medicine at ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MA University of London
Appointments & Honors
  • Nuffield Professor of Psychiatry 1963-77, Professor (Emeritus) of Psychiatry 1987-88, University of Leeds
  • South West Regional Hospital Board Research Prize, 1953
  • President, British Association of Psychopharmacology
  • Hon. Professor of Psychiatry, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1970
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, 1970, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1971
  • Fellow, BPS
  • President, BPS 1972-3
  • Hon. Member, Societe Royale de Medicine Mentale de Belgie
  • Paul Hoch Award, American Psychopharmacology Association, 1981
Principal Publications
  • 1950 The personality of dyspeptics, with special reference to gastric and duodenal ulcer. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 23, 182-98.
  • 1953 Use of succinylcholine in ECT, with particular reference to the effect of blood pressure. British Medical Journal, 195-7 (with D. Adderley).
  • 1955 Psychosomatics. Chapman and Hall.
  • 1957 Nomogram for the tetrachoric correlation co- efficient. Nature, 160, 73.
  • 1958 Measurement in medicine. Lancet, lf, 977-82.
  • 1959 Clinical syndromes in depressive states. Journal of Mental Science, 105, 985-98 (with J. M. White).
  • 1959 The assessment of anxiety states by rating. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 33, 50-5.
  • 1960 A rating scale for depression. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 23, 56-62.
  • 1960 A rating scale for depression. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 23, 56-62.
  • 1960 Controlled clinical trial of thiopropazate, chlorpromazine and occupational therapy in chronic schizophrenics. Journal of Mental Science, 106, 4055 (with A. LG. Smith, H. E. Lapidus and E. P. Cadogan).
  • 1961 Lectures on the Methodology of Clinical Research. Churchill-Livingstone.
  • 1965 Computer programs for the medical man: A solution. British Medical Journal, 1048-50.
  • 1967 Readings in Abnormal Psychology. Penguin.
  • 1967 Development of a rating scale for primary depressive illness. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 6, 278-96.
  • 1974 Fish's Clinical Psychopathology. John Wright.
  • 1976 Fish's Schizophrenia. John Wright.
  • 1977 A simple discriminant function for hepatic disease. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 30, 454-9.
  • 1978 Fish's Outline of Psychiatry. John Wright.