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Interested in the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ)?

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McMaster University and University of Toronto are providing you a non-exclusive, royalty–free license to use the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ) for research, academic, and non-commercial purposes only. Any other use requires written permission from the rights holder.  In addition to the foregoing, any time you use and share the HDQ you must provide attribution to the authors and the owners.  The following acknowledgement should be used:  “© 2017; Kelly O’Brien. Patty Solomon, Ahmed Bayoumi, McMaster University; University of Toronto.  All rights reserved.”

You are prohibited from modifying, adapting, translating or making derivative works of the HDQ.  If you are interested in translating the HDQ this will require permission, please contact the author Dr. Kelly O’Brien at and provide details below in “Additional Comments”.

The HDQ is provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied. McMaster University, University of Toronto and the HDQ disclaim responsibility for any errors or omissions or for results obtained from the use of information contained herein.