Tests and Related Instruments


Select List of Web Sites and Recent Publications 

Note on Tests & Instruments: The Medical Library does not have a collection of tests. Many of the following sources are indexes to tests and reviews of tests. Here are some additional guidelines for locating tests.

  • Many tests are owned by, and must be purchased directly from, from the author or publisher.
  • Using the resources below can help identify the publisher and/or author. The library does not purchase individual tests.
    Tests may also appear online, with or without a fee, or appear in print or electronic books or journals.

Print Resources at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library:  General | Behavioral | Health Status or Quality of Life | Neurology | Psychiatric | Psychological, Educational, Intelligence, Personality

Electronic Resources at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library  via Online Resources A-Z

  • Mental Mesurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
  • HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments) on Ovid
    • Use the term "instrument appears" to see the actual test. Limits include primary or secondary sources
  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) on Ovid
    • Subject headings include Research Instruments, Psychological Tests, Personality Assessment and Health Status.
  • Medline on Ovid
    • Subject headings include Psychological Tests, Personality Assessment, Psychiatric Rating Scales, Mental Status Scales and Health Status.
  • PsycINFO on Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)
    • See "measurement" in the Thesaurus Search to see narrower terms.         

Internet Resources 

Print Sources at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library

Mental Measurements Yearbook, 2005
Tests in Print II, III, IV, V, VI .
REF BF 176 T3453
Jackson, Chris. Designing and Analysing Questionnaires & Surveys: a Manual For Health Professionals & Administrators, 2000.
WA 900 J12d 2000
MacCluskie, Kathryn. Using Test Data in Clinical Practice: a Handbook for Mental Health Professionals, 2002.
BF 176 M128u 2002


Gehring, Thomas. The Family System Test FAST: Theory and Application, 2001.
HW 728 F1983 2001
Ramsey, Michael. Essentials of Behavioral Assessment, 2002.
BF 722.3 R179e 2002
Shapiro, Edward. Conducting School-Based Assessments of Child & Adolescent Behavior, 2000.
LB 1124 C746 2000
Singer, Lynn. Biobehavioral Assessment of the Infant, 2001
BF 719.6 B615 2001
Vingerhoets, Ad. Assessment in Behavioral Medicine, 2001
WM90 A846 2001
White, Craig. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems: A Guide to Assessment & Treatment in Practice, 2001.
WT 500 W583c 2001

Health Status or Quality of Life 

Bowling, Ann. Measuring Disease: a Review of Disease-Specific Quality of Life Measurement, 2001.
WA 900 AA1 B787m 2001
Davis, Clive. Handbook of Sexually-Related Measure, 1998.
HQ 60 H236 1998
Fayers, Peter. Quality of Life: Assessment, Analysis & Interpretation, 2000
W 20.5 F283q 2000

Hogstel, Mildred. Practical Guide to Health Assessment Through the Life Span, 2001.
WY 49 H716p 2001
McDowell, Ian. Measuring Health: a Guide to Rating Scales & Questionnaires, 2006.
Reserve WA 900.1 M138m 2006
Watson, Jean. Assessing & Measuring Caring in Nursing & Health Science, 2002.
WY 87 W339a 2002


Masur, Harold. Scales and Scores in Neurology: Quantification of Neurological Deficits in Research and Practice, 2004.
REF WL 141 M424s 2004a

Ackerman, Marc. Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment, 1999.
W 740 A182e 1999
American Psychiatric Association. Handbook of Psychiatric Measures, 2000.
REF WM 34 A512h 2000
Calev, Avraham. Assessment of Neuropsychological Functions in Psychiatric Disorders, 1999.
WS 340 A846 1999
Fauman, Michael. Study Guide to DSM-IV-TR, 2002.
WM 141 F263st 2002
Kennedy, James. Mastering the Kennedy Axis V: A New Psychiatric Assessment of Patient Functioning, 2003.
WM 141 K35 2003
Othmer, Ekkehard. The Clinical Interview Using DSMr-IV-TR, 2 vol., 2002.
WM 141 O87c 2002
Sajatovic, Martha. Rating Scales in Mental Health, 2003.
REF WM 141 S158r 2003 


Allen, Judy. Health Care Communication Using Personality Type: Patients are Different!, 2002.

W 62 A427 2002
Andrews, Jac. Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment: Ability, Achievement, & Behavior in Children, 2001.
LB 1131 H236 2001
Antony, Martin. Handbook of Assessment & Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, 2002.
WM 140 H2362 2002
Carter, Philip J. The Ultimate IQ Test Book, 2007
No print available, electronic only.
Corcoran, Kevin. Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook, 2000.
REF WM 145 F529m 2000
Cuellar, Israel. Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health: Assessment & Treatment of Diverse Populations, 2000.
WA 305 H2362 2000
Dorfman, William. Understanding Psychological Assessment, 2001.
BF 39 U55 2001
Ekstrom, Ruth. Assessing Indivuals with Disabilities in Educational, Employment, & Counseling Settings, 2002.
WB 320 A846 2002
Fahrenberg, J. Progress in Ambulatory Assessment: Computer-Assisted Psychological & Pyschophysiological Methods in Monitoring & Field Studies, 2001.
BF 176.5 p964 2001
Feindler, Eva. Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers & Practitioners, 2003.
HV 6626 F299a 2003
Flanagan, Dawn. Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, 2001.
BF 431 F583e 2001
Gehring, Thomas. The Family System Test FAST: Theory & Application, 2001
HQ 728 F1983 2001
Goldman, Bert. Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures, 2001
REF BF 431 G621d 2001
Goldstein, Gerald. Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 2000.
BF 39 H236 2000
Goupal-McNicol, Sharon-Ann. Assessment & Culture: Psychological Tests with Minority Populations, 2002.
WM 45 G659a 2002
Groth-Marnat, Gary. Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 2003
BF 176 G881h 2003
Groth-Marnat, Gary. Neuropsychological Assessment in Clinical Practice: A Guide to Test Interpretation & Integration, 2000.
WL 141 N4948 2000
Hogan, Thomas. Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, 2003.
BF 176 H714p 2003
Lidz, Carol. Early Childhood Assessment, 2003. 
No print available, electronic only.
Lowenthal, Kate. An Introduction to Psychological Tests & Scales, 2001.
BF 176 L827i 2001
Maddox, Taddy. Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, & Business, 2007.
REF BF 176 T345 2007
Mitrushina, Maura. Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment, 2005.
WL 103 M684h 2005
Pope, Kenneth. The MMPI, MMPI-2 & MMPI-A in court: A Practical Guide for Expert Witnesses & Attorneys, 2000.
WM 145.5 P825m 2000
Touliatos, Barry. Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques, 3 vol., 2001.
REF HQ 728 H236 2001

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