...are standardized tests available for purchase. Often, these tests must be purchased in quantity and the producer may not want the test available to the general public, or for copying. If you need more information about a published test try a search in Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print.
Example: the Beck Depression Inventory's website and the MMY entry.
... are generally not for sale, but instead are often available full-text in an article, thesis, dissertation or book.
Example: Maryland Trait and State Depression Scale in APA PsycTESTS.
To administer a test that you have found:
Finding an instrument, test or measure draws on your strategies for finding peer-reviewed research articles, but is a different process. This guide offers search strategies, recommends resources, and answers some FAQs.
Just want to start searching? Try searching for a test either on your topic or by name in one of these resources:
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Where do I look if I already know the name of the test I am looking for?
What books in the library have tests that I can use?
How do I find tests in journal articles?
How do I find out about the validity and reliability of a test?
Do online dissertations contain tests?
What if I need to construct my own test?
The American Psychological Association also has an excellent site with frequently asked questions about finding tests.