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Gemayel D., Wiener K.K, & Saliba A.

Copyright and Usage Policy of the Multidimensional Paternal Perinatal Scale (MPPS)

 

Authorised Use:

The Multidimensional Paternal Perinatal Scale (MPPS) is freely available to health professionals, researchers, and mental health specialists for the purpose of screening and supporting perinatal fathers. This scale aims to facilitate early detection and intervention for emotional challenges faced by fathers during the perinatal period. No permission is required to use the MPPS for these purposes.

Restrictions on Modifications and Validation:

Any intent to modify, validate, or test the reliability of the MPPS must be accompanied by explicit permission from the copyright holders. Users wishing to adapt the scale or incorporate it into larger studies or publications are required to obtain prior approval. This ensures that all modifications maintain the integrity and efficacy of the original scale.

Commercial Use:

The commercial use of the Multidimensional Paternal Perinatal Scale is strictly prohibited. The MPPS is designed as a tool for public health enhancement and is not to be used for commercial profit or sold as part of any service or product. Organizations interested in using the MPPS for purposes other than direct clinical support or academic research must seek explicit permission from the copyright owners.

Intellectual Property:

The MPPS is the intellectual property of its creators, and all rights are reserved. The scale is protected under copyright law to prevent unauthorized commercial distribution and ensure it remains a free resource for the professional community dedicated to the health and well-being of fathers during the perinatal period.

Contact Information:

For permissions, inquiries, or further information regarding the use of the MPPS, please contact info@mentalcareclinic.com.au

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