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Psychology

A general guide for psychological resources

Test and Measure Indexes (will only provide descriptive details)

Search Strategies

Locating a specific test, measure, or instrumentation can be difficult because they often require special permissions or payment. This guide will help you with a few strategies to locate tests and measures that have been published and names of tests to investigate further.

*Note: When trying to locate a test within an article, it helps to search for the term appendices or appendix (use appendi*). If authors do include their test, it's often located in this final section of the article. 

Terms to add to your search

  • tests or psychological tests
  • measurements
  • scales
  • surveys
  • inventory
  • questionnaires
  • psychometrics outcome
  • assessment or process assessment (health care)

Databases with dropdown options to locate research that has used a specific test or measure