Terms of Use

Purpose of this Website

The information on the Mental Health Metrics website is not intended to be a substitute for professional clinical advice. Diagnosis and treatment of a clinical condition can only be undertaken by a qualified health professional.

Users of this website should always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions they have regarding their health or a medical condition. We strive to provide the most up-to-date and relevant information regarding our scales but we do not guarantee the accuracy, quality, suitability or reliability of any information on this website.

The self-report scales, tools, and questionnaires provided on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional clinical advice. While the results of these scales may be of assistance to you, users should always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with any questions they have regarding their health.

Copyright

All information and materials on the Mental Health Metrics website are protected by copyright, unless otherwise stated. Some of this is the intellectual property of individuals (as named), some material is owned by others (clearly indicated), and yet other material is in the public domain. Except for material which is unambiguously and unarguably in the public domain, only material owned by Mental Health Metrics and so indicated, may be copied, provided that textual and graphical content are not altered and that the source is acknowledged. Permission is not given for any commercial use or sale of this material. 

Use of materials and information

Permission is not given for any commercial use or sale of these materials; the Mental Health Metrics website may not be used to sell a product or a service, or to increase traffic to another website for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales. They may not be included in a written or online battery as a fee paying service to other clinicians or researchers. 

Researchers and clinicians have permission to utilise paper copies accessible on this website in the original downloaded format, or

create an electronic version of the scales or questionnaires for data collection. It is requested that references are included and appropriate copyright acknowledgments are made. 

Authorship of materials and information

The materials and information provided on this website are authored by members of the Mental Health Metrics research team, unless otherwise stated. Author and contact information is provided on any publications where appropriate. The content and maintenance of this website is managed by members of the Mental Health Metrics research team. 

Revision and modification process

The materials, information, and instruments provided on the Mental Health Metrics website are under a continual development and revision process based on the acquisition of new data and the use of updated or newly developed techniques. The authors of the website reserve the right to update or modify any of the material or information provided herein. A version number is assigned to the materials and will be prominently displayed on this website and the downloadable materials.

Disclaimer

While the Mental Health Metrics team has attempted to make the information on this website as accurate as possible, the information on this website is for personal and/or educational use only and is provided in good faith without any express or implied warranty. There is no guarantee given as to the accuracy or currency of any individual item on the website. Mental Health Metrics does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage occasioned by use of the information contained on the website nor from any access to the website. While the Mental Health Metrics team will make every effort to ensure the availability and integrity of its resources, we cannot guarantee that these will always be available, and/or free of any defects, including viruses. Users should take this into account when accessing the resources. All access and use is at the risk of the user.

 

Third party links and materials 

This website contains links to third party websites and materials. While we endeavor to provide links to reliable resources, Mental Health Metrics is not responsible for the content or the use of any information or materials provided by third party websites. You are encouraged to determine the Terms of Use for each third party website and you acknowledge that you enter any third party websites at your own risk. 

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