The Profile of Mood States 2nd Edition (POMS-2) assess the mood states of individuals 13 years of age and older. A revision of the Profile of Mood States (POMS), the self-report scales are a collection of tools that allow for the quick assessment of transient, fluctuating feelings, and enduring affect states.
The POMS-2 covers two age ranges: Adults aged 18 years and older (POMS 2-A) and adolescents 13 to 17 years of age (POMS 2-Y). Both POMS-2 instruments are available as full-length and short versions. The POMS 2-A is comprised of 65 items, while the POMS 2-Y is comprised of 60 items, and the short forms both comprise of 35 items.
The POMS-2 is available for online administration, scoring and reporting through the MHS Assessment Center+(/strong>. The MHS Assessment Center+ provides professionals the ability to administer, score and generate reports online. It also allows for printing of forms for client completion, and response entry from paper administrations.
The POMS-2 Youth Online Form allows completion of the POMS-2 Youth (full length) form online. The respondent will select and enter their responses online (the clinician is then provided with a report). This option requires 1 Online Form per client.
For individuals who do not wish to administer the POMS-2 online, the MHS Assessment Center+ provides the capability of printing paper-and-pencil forms on demand. This option requires 1 Online Response Form (allows the printing of 1 Form, and online scoring and reporting).