Mental Health and Addictions Self-assessments
Please feel free to fill out as many of the questionnaires, screening and inventories below as you would like. They are posted here for our clients as well as guests to this website. The results of the questionnaires are provided immediately after you fill them out and they can be emailed to you as well. We hope the feedback that you get from these mental health and addictions self-assessments takes you one step further on your journey.
The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). The AUDIT was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a simple method of screening for excessive drinking and to assist in brief assessment
Liebowitz Social Anxiety Screening (LSAS). The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale is used to assess how social anxiety plays a role in life across a range of situations. It was developed by psychiatrist Dr. Michael R. Liebowitz.
Liebowitz MR. Social Phobia. Modern Problems in Pharmaco-psychiatry 1987;22:141-173
Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) The Beck Anxiety Inventory was developed in 1988 by Dr. Aaron Beck and some of his colleagues. It is a tool to evaluate anxiety without overlap with symptoms of depression.
Beck, A.T., Epstein, N., Brown, G., & Steer, R.A. (1988). An inventory for measuring clinical anxiety: Psychometric properties. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 893-897.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screening (GAD-7). The GAD-7 is a valid and efficient tool for screening for generalized anxiety disorder and assessing its severity in clinical practice.
Spitzer RL, Kroenke K, Williams JB, Löwe B. A brief measure for assessing generalized anxiety disorder: the GAD-7. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1092-7.
Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) measures characteristic attitudes and symptoms of depression.
Beck, A. T., Steer, R.A., & Garbin, M.G. (1988) Psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory: Twenty-five years of evaluation. Clinical Psychology Review, 8(1), 77-100.
Dissociative Experiences Screening (DES-B). The Brief Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES-B)—Modified assesses the severity of dissociative experiences.
DES-B (Dalenberg C, Carlson E, 2010) modified for DSM-5 by C. Dalenberg and E. Carlson.
Center for Disease and Prevention. (2003). ACE Reporter: Origins and Essence of the Study. San Diego.