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Measurement and Assessment Bibliography

A selected bibliography of reference tools (handbooks, guides, and compendiums) on measurement and assessment related to the study of sexuality and gender (compiled 4/99).


Beere, Carole A. (1990). Sex and gender issues: A handbook of tests and measures. New York: Greenwood Press.

Card, Josefina. (Ed.). (1993). Handbook of adolescent sexuality and pregnancy: Research and evaluation instruments. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.
Includes 60 field-tested instruments.
Davis, Clive M., Yarber, William L., and Davis, Sandra L. (Eds.). (1988). Sexuality-related measures: A compendium. Lake Mills, Iowa : Graphic Publishing Company, 1988.
Includes questionnaires, scales, inventories, interview schedules developed to measure a myriad of sexuality-related states and traits, attitudes and behaviors, variations and deviations.

Davis, Clive M., et al. (Eds.). (1997). Handbook of sexuality-related measures. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, c1997.

Freedman, Norman. (1987). Handbook of measurements for marriage and family therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Grotevant, Harold D., and Carlson, Cindy I. (1989). Family assessment: A guide to methods and measures. New York: Guilford Press.

Impara, James C., and Plake, Barbara S. (Eds.). (1998). The thirteenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, University of Nebraska.

Janda, Louis H. (1998). Love and sex tests: Twenty-four psychological tests to help you evaluate your readiness for relationships, love, and sex. Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corp.

L'Abate, Luciano. (1993). Sourcebook of marriage and family evaluation. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Langevin, Ron. (1989). Sexual preference testing: A brief guide. Oakville, Ontario: Juniper Press.

McConaghy, Nathaniel, Bellack, Alan S., and Hersen, Michel. (Eds.) (1998). Behavioral assessment: A practical handbook (4th edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

McGiverin, Rolland H. (1990). Educational and psychological tests in the academic library. New York : Haworth Press.

Measures of personality and social psychological attitudes. (1991). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Includes bibliographic references. Criteria for scale selection and evaluation.

Peck, David F., et al. (Eds.). (1990). Measuring human problems: A practical guide. Chichester, England: John Wiley and Sons.

Sweetland, Richard C., and Keyser, Daniel. (Eds.). (1990). Tests: A comprehensive reference for assessments in psychology, education, and business (3rd ed.). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Toriliatos, John, Perlmutter, Barry F., and Straus, Murray A. (Eds.). (1990). Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.


An online source for measurement instruments is the Health and Psychological Instruments (HAPI) Database, available on CD-ROM from Behavioral Measurement Database Services (P.O. Box 110287, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-0787; 412/687-6850) and through OVID Technologies, a commercial vendor providing access to bibliographic and full-text databases (1985 to date) for academic, biomedical and scientific research. The Psyclit/PsycInfo bibliographic database also is a source for journal articles on measures of sexual orientation, sexual attitudes, knowledge, and behavior.


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