Schizophrenia Spectrum & Other Psychotic Disorders

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Scale (BSDS)

Purpose: Establish the presence of depressive and manic symptoms

Age Range: 18+

Scales: Mood scale


Dissociative Episodes Scale   (DES)

Purpose: Assesses for the presence & severity of dissociative episodes

Age Range: 17+

Scales: none, brief screener


DSM-V Level 1 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measure (Adult)

Purpose: Brief measure to assess mental health issues across prominent psychiatric diagnoses

Age Range: 18+

Scales: Depression, Anger, Mania, Anxiety, Somatic Symptoms, Suicidal Ideation, Psychosis, Sleep Problems, Memory, Repetitive Thoughts and Behaviors, Dissociation, Personality Functioning, Substance Use.


Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)

Purpose: A comprehensive diagnostic & interpretive instrument

Age Range: 18+

Scales: 4 interpretive scales, 11 clinical scales, 7 trait scales, & 31 Sub scales


Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent (PAI-A)

Purpose: A comprehensive diagnostic & interpretive instrument

Age Range: 12-18

Scales: 22 non overlapping scales. 4 validity scales, 11 clinical scales, 5 treatment consideration scales, and 2 interpersonal scales.  10 scales contain derived subscales. 17 critical item responses.


Personality Belief Questionnaire (PBQ)

Purpose: Screens for and assesses the level of personality trait disturbance

Age Range: 16+

Scales: 10 Personality Type Scales


Personality Inventory for Youth (PIY)

Purpose: Assesses emotional & behavioral adjustment, family interaction, & academic functioning

Age Range: 9-19

Scales: Cognitive impairment, Impulsivity/Distractibility, Delinquency, Family dysfunction, Reality distortion, Somatic concern, Psychological discomfort, Social withdrawal, Social skills deficit


Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ)

Purpose: Brief Screener for bipolar symptoms

Age Range: 18+

Scales: none


For Substance / Medication induced Psychosis, test for Substance Use:


Maryland Addictions Questionnaire   (MAQ)

Purpose: Assesses addictions severity, Motivation for treatment, relapse potential, & treatment issues

Age Range: 17+

Scales:  5 Substance abuse scales, 5 treatment scales, 2 Validity scales, 3 Summary score scales


State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI-2)

Purpose: Measures the experience, expression, and control of anger.

Age Range: 16-63

Scales: 3 main scales, 11 subscales, and 1 index


State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2 Child & Adolescent           (STAXI-C/A)

Purpose: Comprehensively yet concisely assess experience, expression, and control of anger while accounting for state and trait aspects

Age Range: 9-18

Scales: 5 main scales, and 4 subscales


State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)

Purpose: Differentiate between state and trait anxiety in high school students & adults.

Age Range: 14-69

Scales: two main scales: State & Trait, measuring apprehension, tension, nervousness, & worry.


State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children (STAIC)

Purpose: Measures anxiety in Children

Age Range: 9-12 (normed to test <9 w/ reading comprehension at/above 3rd grade)

Scales:two main scales: State Anxiety & Trait Anxiety