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Psychology: Subject Guide: Psychological Tests in PsycINFO

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Using PsycINFO Thesaurus to Find Psychological Tests

Using the Thesaurus in PsycINFO can help you find different kinds of tests and measures. First select the Thesaurus from the menu at the top of the database homepage.

Next, enter the term "Phychological Assessment" in the search box and click "search" to see a list of results.

Choose the term that is closest to your search, in this case we have the exact term. Click on that term to see a list of related terms that can be searched in PsycINFO.

These terms refer to many more specific kinds of phycological test. These terms can be used to narrow your search to a specific kind of test or measure.

Searching for Psychological Tests in PsycINFO

You can use the drop down menu in the PsycINFO database to narrow your search to Tests and Measures.

Example: I want to find tests that show how road rage affects drivers.

Enter the subject in the search box, and then use the drop down menu to the right of the box to select "TM Tests and Measures" (see the example below).