The DASS is a 42-item self report instrument designed to measure the three related negative emotional states of depression, anxiety and tension/stress.
The DASS questionnaire is public domain, and so permission is not needed to use it. The DASS questionnaires and scoring key may be downloaded from the DASS website and copied without restriction (go to: http://www2.psy.unsw.edu.au/Groups/Dass/down.htm).
The DASS questionnaires and scoring key may also be distributed, published or made available electronically, with the restrictions that:
Rajesh Menon is a practicing management professional and Counselor with more than 22 years of experience in project management, business development and corporate strategy.