PLUS-M™ Terms of Use

PLUS-M™ short forms are free for non-commercial use. Examples of non-commercial use include:

- administration of paper surveys in clinical practices for the purposes of monitoring patients or
- administration in research for the purposes of assessing study participants

Presentation or publication of results using PLUS-M™ short forms should include a statement that indicates which instrument (including version number) was used and a reference to the PLUS-M™ website ( 

Permission to use PLUS-M™ short forms does not grant permission to modify the wording or layout of items, to distribute to others in any form, or to translate items into any other language. Permission to modify, distribute, or translate must be requested in writing from the study principal investigator, Brian J. Hafner, PhD (