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These expert sources each have selected instruments
for use in research and clinical work. We use their selections,
along with other references, to identify instruments receiving
a "gold star," to indicate instruments with proven research
validity and clinical utility.
- APA: Instruments included in the American Psychiatric
Association (APA) Handbook
of Psychiatric Measures. Washington DC: American
Psychiatric Association, 2001.
- EIB: The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and
Drug Addiction's Evaluation Instrument Bank. http://eib.emcdda.eu.int/
- CAMH: Instruments included in Directory
of Client Outcome Measures for Addictions Treatment Programs by the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH), formerly
the Addiction Research Foundation. Toronto, Ontario: Addiction
Research Foundation, 1994.
- METRIC: Measurement Excellence and Training Resource
Information Center -- This web site is a project
of the Veterans Administration enter for Quality of Care
and Utilization Studies. It contains detailed information
about numerous measures, particularly those used in VA research.
The site includes a section on the fundamentals of measurement
theories, terms and topics, and the use of measurements
in practice. Please note: this center was defunded in 2006
and its web site has been removed.
- NFATTC: Instruments included in the Northwest Frontier
Addiction Technology Transfer Center's Substance
Abuse Screening and Assessment Instruments for Adolescents. Mary Anne Bryan (ed.). Salem, OR: NFATTC, August 2001. [Download
PDF | View NFATTC website]
- NIAAA: Instruments included in the National Institute
on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's (NIAAA) book, Assessing
Alcohol Problems: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Assesing%20Alcohol/index.htm
- NIDA CTN CAB: Instruments selected by the National
Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network for inclusion
in their Common Assessment Battery.
- NIDA SI: Instruments included in the National Institute
on Drug Abuse (NIDA) book Assessing
Drug Abuse among Adolescents and Adults: Standardized Instruments.
Rockville, MD : National Institute on Drug Abuse, Community
and Professional Education Branch, 1994.
- TIPS: CSAT's Treatment Improvement Protocols. Included
as sources in the Instrument database are numbers 16, 21,
24, 28, 31, 35, 40, and 42. http://www.treatment.org/Externals/tips.html
- WHO: Standardized instruments used or developed
by the World Health Organization, including the ASSIST and others: http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/research_tools/en
- VA-CHCE: The VA Center for Health Care Evaluation
has has developed a series of measures for use by researchers,
several of which specifically address substance use disorders. http://www.chce.research.va.gov/measures.asp