Permission to use the scales

If you work or study in a university or health setting the scales are freely available for you to use subject to the conditions below. Otherwise please contact Professor Graham Thornicroft at

Permission to use the measures is granted provided that these steps are followed:
  1. Complete this registration questionnaire.
  2. When any measure is used and is cited in any publication, the full reference to the key paper describing the scale must be included in the footer.
  3. Do not pass the scale on to a third party (instead please direct them to the website). If you intend to modify or adapt in any way the scales, please contact Prof Thornicroft to ask for permission (
For translations:
  1. Translations into different languages should be done using Back Translation (e.g. as detailed in the Translation Guidelines available on the website).
  2. Include the copyright information in the footer of the scale.
  3. Any translated versions(s) must be made available to others who wish to use them. Send your translated versions to Maria Milenova ( and Dr Sara Evans-Lacko (
  4. No financial charge may be made for your version of our scales.

Question Title

* 1. Do you accept these conditions