Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression:

     Max Hamilton published the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRSD), also called the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) in 1960. The scale was revised in 1966, 1967, 1969 and in 1980. It can be abbreviated as HAM-D. The scale is a multiple item questionnaire designed for adults that indicates depression and can be used as a guide to evaluate recovery. The level of depression is rated by mood, suicidal thoughts, agitation, paranoia, OCD, guilt, anxiety, insomnia, weight loss, and somatic symptoms. 

This is mentioned in the Depressive Realism Hypothesis, check it out!