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Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) (EBSCO)

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  • Coverage Dates: 1948-present
  • Update Frequency: quarterly
  • Audience: research

Health and Psychosocial Instruments features material on unpublished information-gathering tools for clinicians that are discussed in journal articles, such as questionnaires, interview schedules, tests, checklists, rating and other scales, coding schemes, and projective techniques. Over 2/3 of the tools are in medical and nursing areas such pain measurement, quality of life assessment, and drug efficacy evaluation.

The database contains several categories of content -- citations to actual test documents that copyright holders authorize BMDS to make available; bibliographic citations to journal articles which contain information about specific test instruments; and a catalog of commercial test publishers and their available instruments.

In addition to medical measurement instruments, HaPI presents tests used in medically related disciplines including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech & hearing therapy.

  • A bibliography of tests that one can order through BMDS Instrument Delivery service
  • Journal articles discussing specific unpublished tests
  • A bibliography of commercial test publishers

Access: On campus and remote.
Database provider: EBSCO

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