online tests or assessments have a disclaimer, which clearly identifies the parameters of these products and their
profiles. It is most important to note that these assessments are not designed to provide a conclusive
diagnosis. Hence, the following assessments are
suggested for student and professional counselors to
consider as a method for obtaining information that could justify a
clinical assessment or referral.
Mood Dysfunctions and Excessive Anxiety
following online screening tests (or questionnaires) were
developed in 1996 by Benjamin J. Sadock and/or Waguih
William IsHak, New York University Department of
Anxiety-10-items (Benjamin J. Sadock and Waguih William IsHak)
(Waguih William IsHak
Quiz-18 items (Author, Ivan Goldberg; site, John M. Grohol, Psych Central)
Test-Abridged-15 items (DiscoveryHealth and Queendom.com)
Clinical Depression Screening
Test-10 items (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)
Mania Inventory (Author, Ivan Goldberg; site,
M. Grohol, Psych Central)
An 18-item online assessment, which can be used to screen for mania.
Mood Disorder Questionnaire (DBSA--Depression
and Bipolar Support Alliance, Chicago, IL)
This 15-item questionnaire has been designed to screen for Bipolar
Disorder. (Abbott Laboratories provided funding for the research and
development of this questionnaire.)
Disorder (Pfizer for Women, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY
Public access (U.S. residents only)--15 items with an online scoring
Confidential Depression-Screening Test (for adults)--National
Mental Health Association (NMHA)
Public access. This 10-item online screening assessment provides a
summary based on the respondent's endorsement pattern. The selection
made for each item is listed. Emergency help services are identified
for respondents that feel hopeless or suicidal.
(Pfizer for Women, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY
Public access (U.S. residents only)--nine items with an online scoring
Adult ADD Quiz
(Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey)
A 20 question online quiz--the questions and criterion for
further assessment are based on the clinical experience of
Jasper/Goldberg Adult ADD
Questionnaire (Larry Jasper and Ivan Goldberg, Mental
A 24-item online questionnaire for adults. It is
designed help determine whether adults need an evaluation
for ADD or ADHD from a mental health professional or
diagnostician. A relevant resource for student and
professional counselors to identify experiences that are
common to adults with attention disorders.
Sexual Disorders Screening for Men 10-items ((Benjamin J. Sadock and Waguih William IsHak)
Sexual Disorders Screening for
Women- 10-items ((Benjamin J. Sadock and Waguih William IsHak)
(Los Angeles, CA) provides a printed
version of the following screening tests:
Screening Test for Obsessive-Compulsive
Disorder (Wayne K.
Goodman, M.D., College of Medicine, University of Florida--National
Institute of Mental Health)
printed test includes 20 items for Part A, and five items for Part
B--instructions and scoring guidelines are provided.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder--(Pfizer for Women, Pfizer, Inc., New
Public access (U.S. residents only)--eight items with an online scoring
you have an eating
(The Center for Eating Disorders, St. Joseph's Medical
Center, Towson, MD)
A 15-item online assessment with yes-or-no response
options--designed evaluate the need for further evaluation.
A yes response to five or more questions may indicate the
need for a professional evaluation.
Multiple versions of the Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (MAST)
were created during its many years as the property of the Board of Regents,
University of Michigan. Since the MAST has been in the public
domain, some versions might not meet the reliability and validity
standards of the original copyrighted versions.
Alcohol Screening Test (MAST) (National Council on Alcoholism
and Drug Dependence [NCADD] of San Fernando County [SFC], CA)
A printed version of a 22-item MAST is made available by the
NCADD-SFV--instructions for administration and scoring are included
within this directory or file.
Test-Revised (Santa Barbara County Alcohol & Drug
A printed version of a 22-item MAST (Michigan Alcohol Screening
Test)--instructions and scoring guidelines are provided.
Self-Assessment Questionnaire (Student Health Services,
Brock University, St.
Catharines, Ontario, Canada)
Instructions and score interpretation options are provided for
a 24-item online questionnaire (which is based on the Michigan Alcohol
Screening Test [MAST]).
Alcohol Screening Test-Geriatric Version
Cleveland/Akron, OH (Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
This printed, 24-question version of the Michigan Alcohol
Screening Test has been adapted for older adults--a general scoring
guideline is provided.
Alcohol Screening Questions (Join Together, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA)
Public access--review the privacy statement. A 12-item online assessment screens for harmful or hazardous alcoholic beverage consumption patters. (This
assessment or test is based on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, World Health Organization.)
(Robert W. Westermeyer)
Public access. The purpose of the screening test is to provide
respondents with information about their alcohol
consumption. This three-part analysis (quantity, patterns,
drinking situations) will help respondents determine if
modifications are needed.
Prevention Pathways online courses CSAP--Center for Substance Abuse
Prevention-SAMHSA [Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration], U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Public access. Visitors
can access contents of seven online courses that address alcohol use
issues among older adults, and the role of alcohol misuse and violence
Addiction Test Index (eBehavior, LLC, Bradford, PA)
Public access. Online
surveys or quizzes that screen for addictions related to: the Internet,
online gambling and trading, and partner and parent-child
Screening for Personality
20-items (Benjamin J. Sadock and Waguih William IsHak)
(TypeFocus Internet, Inc.)
A 66-item online assessment, which identifies weak,
Thinking-Feeling, and Judgment-Perception. It includes notes
about the limitations of this assessment, and it recommends
that respondents confirm their preferences. Excellent
explanatory notes (based on Yes,
sure) for each scale preference. A commercial version of
this inventory is available.
Factor Personality Test
(Tom Buchanan, Department of Psychology, University of Westminster,
For this online assessment, each respondent uses a 5-point scale to endorse
the degree of accuracy for 41 statements. The Five Factors measured by
this assessment are: Extraversion (Surgency); Agreeableness
(Friendliness); Conscientiousness (Will or Dependability); Neuroticism
(Emotional Stability); and Openness (Culture or Intellect).
access. The following online surveys are linked from Psychology: A
ConnecText by Terry F. Pettijohn, Ohio State University,
Marion, and McGraw-Hill Dushkin.
Online and WGBH/Frontline)
Public access. This
online questionnaire includes 25 multiple-choice items. The Homophobia
Questionnaire is base on the Wright,
Adams, and Bernat Homophobia Scale, and it is designed to measure a
respondent's thoughts, feelings, and behavior related to homosexuality.
Directories With Links To Assessments
Self-Help Quizzes (grohol.com, John M. Grohol, Psych Central)
Public access. Links are provided to a selected list of online (i.e., server-scored) screening assessments related to clinical and developmental issues. Assessments options include: Eating Disorders, depression, relationship assessment, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and others.
(Note: These online screening assessments are hosted by this site, and each copyright holder is identified.)
Discovery Health Tools
No cost basic personality and nutrition assessments are available to visitors. In addition, premium (i.e., commercial) items are available for personality assessments.
Mental Health-Psychology Tests (Patty E. Fleener, MH Today, Stayton, OR)
Public access. This site directory includes links to both survey-type (or printable) and online (server-scored) assessments related to selected clinical and developmental issues. (Note: Some items are linked to commercial assessments offered by
Complete List of Tests (Queendom.com, Plumeus, Inc., Montreal, Québec,
A list with links to Queendom.com's no cost and commercial assessments.