Education in the Health Professions

Materials for teaching and research in the medical education field.

Tests & Measures

This guide walks you through the options for obtaining the full text of a psychological test. Many scholarly articles describe studies conducted with psychological tests; they do not often include the test itself. You can still find a lot of information about the tests in the literature.

Published tests are standardized tests available for purchase.  Often, these tests must be purchased in quantity and the producer may not want the test available to the general public, or for copying. If you need more information about a published test try a search in Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. 

Purchase a specific test: If you have the name of the test, determine the publisher by using the reference books and databases listed in this guide. Commercial tests must be purchased through the publisher.
 
Purchase a test in a subject area: If you are looking for a type of commercial test (such as a scale that you can use to measure depression in adolescents and any will do) consider a company that makes a wide variety of tests available for a fee: