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Types of Measures
Psychological Tests fall into two main categories:
- Published tests are commercially published and available for purchase by trained or registered professionals
- Unpublished tests, on the other hand, are not commercially available. They are usually found referenced in journal articles or dissertations.
This guide will help you find information about both types of measures.
Mental Measurements Yearbook
MMY is available in Print (as a book series dating back to 1938) or as a Database. Use this source to find Commercially available Published psychological Instruments
Obtain a Copy of an Unpublished Test
Now that you have discovered that a Test exists on your topic and Checked it's Reliability and Validity data; It's time to see if we can obtain a copy of the Psychological Test.
APA Citations for Psychological Tests