Assessment of Substance Abuse

Assessment of Substance Abuse

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The Buros Desk Reference series contains reviews of test instruments commonly used in particular areas. Assessment of Substance Abuse is an indispensable resource for counselors, psychologists, researchers, and others who work with substance abuse issues. Reviews and descriptive information are provided for almost seventy commercially available instruments used in the identification and treatment of substance abuse and related problems. These reviews are taken from the ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth editions of the Mental Measurements Yearbook and represent virtually all commercially available tests in this area. This volume includes titles, acronym, and score indexes and a publishers directory. The convenient size and easy-to-locate information in this book make it an ideal desktop companion.As mentioned earlier, the manual describes the test as a revision of the SAMDIS, which was based on DSM-III diagnostic criteria and aquot;other widely used criteria setsaquot; (p. 11). ... This is a particularly telling weakness in that one might expect interview questions on a substance use scale ... Price Data, 1993: $90 per complete kit including 5 AutoScore test forms, 2 prepaid mail-in answer sheets for computeranbsp;...

Title:Assessment of Substance Abuse
Author:Linda L. Murphy, James C. Impara
Publisher:Buros Institute of Mental Measurements - 1996-01-01


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