Compiled by Dr. Edward J Mullen,
Willma & Albert Musher Chair Professor for Life Betterment through
Science & Technology, Columbia University in the City of New York
National Long Term Care Survey (NLTCS)
National Long Term Care Survey is funded through a Cooperative Agreement (2 U01 AG0007198) between the National Institute on
Aging (NIA) and Duke University.
It is a longitudinal survey designed to study changes in the health and
functional status of older Americans (aged 65+). It also tracks health expenditures,
Medicare service use, and the availability of personal, family, and
community resources for caregiving. Questionnaires on these constructs
are available for download via the NLTCS website. The survey began in
1982, and follow-up surveys were conducted in 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999,
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute - Screening & Assessment Database
database is intended to help clinicians and researchers find instruments
used for screening and assessment of substance use and substance use
disorders. Some instruments are in the public domain and can be freely
downloaded from the web; others can only be obtained from the copyright
Assessment Systems/Resources, Institute of Behavioral Research, Texas
Institute of Behavioral Research offers a variety of comprehensive
assessment instruments for research and clinical applications across
multiple treatment settings as well as specially adapted versions for
particular treatment settings (e.g., residential
and outpatient). All are founded conceptually on the TCU
Models for Treatment Process and for Program Change. Key measurement
domains have been extracted based on research findings to create the
"clinically-friendly" set of core assessments. Copyright and terms of
use apply; however, all can be downloaded and used without cost for
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
has worked for more
than 65 years to serve the public interest and advance the field of
measurement. By providing professional assistance, expertise, and
information to users of commercially published tests, the Institute
promotes meaningful and appropriate test selection, utilization, and
practice. The Buros Institute encourages improved test development and
measurement research through thoughtful, critical analysis of
measurement instruments and the promotion of an open dialogue regarding
contemporary measurement issues.
Cancer Prevention Research Center (CPRC), University of Rhode Island
you can find the psychological measures that have been developed at the
CPRC. All measures are copyright Cancer Prevention Research Center,
1991. Dr. James O. Prochaska, Director of the CPRC, is pleased to extend
his permission for you to use the Transtheoretical Model-based measures
available on this website for research purposes only, provided that the
appropriate citation is referenced.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies Instruments
following surveys have been designed and tested by CAPS scientists and
are made available for use by HIV prevention program planners and
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Admission and Discharge Criteria and Assessment Tools
is a comprehensive approach to establishing an initial treatment plan
which identifies the most appropriate level and intensity of care for a
client entering Ontario's addictions treatment system. This website
provides free access to several clinical standardized tools.
Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services
Instrument Bank Directory
CHIPS Instrument Bank Directory is a central location where assessment
instruments used for HIV and behavioral research projects are stored and
documented. Many of the Center’s projects share assessment measures (e.g. HIV knowledge, mental health, quality of life).
Comorbidity and Addictions Center (CAC) Measures Collection, George Warren Brown School
of Social Work, Washington University
CAC Measures Collection houses a variety of measures on health, mental
health, and substance abuse-related outcomes.
International Personality Item Pool (IPIP)
IPIP website is intended to provide rapid access to measures of
individual differences, all in the public domain, to be developed
conjointly among scientists worldwide.
Measurement Group specializes in the application of scientific methods
of program evaluation to help health and social services programs
document their activities and programs, record outcomes, assure the
quality of their services, and improve quality.
National Center for PTSD - Department of Veteran Affairs
National Center for PTSD provides information on many assessment
instruments used to measure trauma exposure and PTSD. Information on
measures is available to everyone. However, the measures themselves are
only available to qualified mental health professionals and researchers.
We distribute measures developed by NCPTSD staff, and other measures can
be obtained by contacting listed sources. Provided for each measure: 1)
Descriptions 2) References 3) Contacts 4) Sample Items
National Electronic Library for Health - Mental Health
NeLMH provides a comprehensive list of resources on mental health and
related issues. The site is primarily aimed at mental health
professionals, although we also feature a considerable amount of
information relevant to primary care professionals, health care
managers, social care professionals, prison service staff, caregivers
and mental health service users and survivors. Each mental health
condition contains information on diagnosis, assessment, and treatment.
Project Cork, Dartmouth Medical School
Project Cork provides access to 10 different screening tests. A chart
with characteristics of each for easy comparison. Some tests are alcohol
specific others cover alcohol and other drugs. Some are designed for
self-administration and others for use in clinical interviews. Some are
intended for special populations. One has been validated in diverse
populations. Each test is accompanied by instructions for scoring, basic
references and a link to a current bibliography. A copy of each test is
available in pdf format for duplication to use in clinical settings.
Additionally, the website provides a list of clinical tools that were
developed as part of several training programs conducted by Project Cork
at Dartmouth Medical School.
Psychological Measures for Asian American Populations
Marianne Yoshioka developed this site as a resource for practitioners
and researchers working with Asian and Pacific Islander populations.