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Psychological Tests & Measurements

Psychological Tests Overview

In this guide “test” will be used generically to refer to all the various psychological assessment methods.

Use online test directories to find searchable databases of commercial and non-commercial test instruments which may be found in journals, books, online, etc. Rod Library does not collect commercially-available psychological tests or test administration manuals (that is, tests available only by purchasing copies from the test publisher).

Use handbooks and test directories to find physical copies of books that may contain reprints of test instruments.

For more information on finding tests, use the link below from the American Psychological Association

Ethical Considerations

The use of psychological tests and the interpretation of test results are guided by ethical principles. The following source offers guidance to psychological assessment students, researchers, and practitioners:

This guide was originally developed by Barb Weeg.