SHIFT-Depression Copyright Policy

This Policy is to be read in conjunction with the Terms of Service.

This website and its contents are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and internationally.

This website is owned and operated by SHIFT-Depression Pty Ltd and is maintained under the direction of Dr Helen Vidler, a registered psychologist in Australia.

Copyright and intellectual property of all pages and materials on this site including the ideas, the grouping and ordering of questions on the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory, plus the Registered Trademark, is asserted by and resides with SHIFT-Depression Pty Ltd the owner, who exercises the exclusive right to their use and the right to obtain relief under the Australian Commonwealth Trademarks Act (1995) and the Copyright Act of (1968) if either copyright or trademark are infringed.

Any attempt at re-ordering the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory and presenting it in another form would constitute an infringement of copyright. Any use of the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory without the name SHIFT-Depression ® Inventory in place would constitute an infringement of copyright. Any reverse engineering, disassembling, storage in any database or retrieval system, translation into any other language, reselling, copying or distribution of the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory or our Services in any form including any electronic application would constitute an infringement of copyright.

Apart from fair dealing for the purposes of personal and private use, study or research, no part of this site or the content of the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory may be reproduced, reordered, reused, claimed by another person or entity, or used for any commercial (or other) purposes whatsoever.

The copyright to the Centre for Epidemiological Studies Inventory (CES-D), referenced on the Links page resides with National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) as referenced therein.

Any materials that appear on sites linked to this site (Links) should be treated in accordance with the copyright information given on the linked site.

You may view this site and its contents using your web browser and print out a copy of parts of this website for your own personal information, research or study, but only if you:

(a) Do not modify the copy from how it appears in this site, and

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You may contact SHIFT-Depression Pty Ltd for requests regarding copyright by emailing "info at shiftdepression.c" substituting (spaces and 'at' for @), or write to the address provided on the Contact page.

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Women’s Comments after using the SHIFT-Depression® Inventory

‘It stares you in the face, the reasons …why you became depressed!’

‘The questions are very clear. You go ‘Oh wow! …I’d forgotten about that (issue).’

‘Oh, I didn’t realise that was such an issue for me!’

‘That helps me understand some things now.’

‘It covers so many areas and connects things.’

‘It feels positive to think about what things could help me and gives me some direction.’

‘I feel more optimistic after focusing on what things might help to alleviate my depression.’


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