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Alcohol and Substance Abuse Measurement Instrument Collection

Below is a list of measuring instruments and documentation for faculty and student research papers.

Please note that the web links to these instruments change frequently, so if the link below is broken, click here to go to the NIAAA website

under Publicagtions or use a search instrument such as Google.

Instruments from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

This appendix contains detailed information about the instruments listed in the Quick-Reference Instrument Guide. The fact sheets are in alphabetical order by full name of the instruments

Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS–IV) Alcohol Module
Drinker Inventory of Consequences (DrInC)
Drinking Context Scale (DCS)
Drinking Expectancy Questionnaire (DEQ)
Drinking Problems Index (DPI)
Drinking Refusal Self–Efficacy Questionnaire (DRSEQ)
Drinking–Related Internal–External Locus of Control Scale (DRIE)
Drinking Self–Monitoring Log (DSML)
Drug–Taking Confidence Questionnaire (DTCQ)
Drug Use Screening Inventory (revised) (DUSI–R)

Ethanol Dependence Syndrome (EDS) Scale

Family Tree Questionnaire (FTQ) for Assessing Family History of Alcohol Problems
Five–Shot Questionnaire
Form 90

Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN)

Impaired Control Scale (ICS)
Important People and Activities Instrument (IPA)
Inventory of Drug–Taking Situations (IDTS)

Leeds Dependence Questionnaire (LDQ)

MacAndrew Alcoholism Scale (Mac)
Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST)
Motivational Structure Questionnaire (MSQ)

Negative Alcohol Expectancy Questionnaire (NAEQ)

Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale (OCDS)

Penn Alcohol Craving Scale (PACS)
Personal Concerns Inventory (PCI)
Personal Experience Inventory (PEI)
Personal Experience Inventory for Adults (PEI–A)
Personal Experience Screening Questionnaire (PESQ)
Problem Recognition Questionnaire (PRQ)
Psychiatric Research Interview for Substance and Mental Disorders (PRISM)

Quantity–Frequency (QF) Methods
Quitting Time for Alcohol Questionnaire (QTAQ)

Rapid Alcohol Problems Screen (RAPS4)
Readiness To Change Questionnaire Treatment Version (RTCQ–TV)
Recovery Attitude and Treatment Evaluator (RAATE) Clinical Evaluation (RAATE–CE) and Questionnaire I (RAATE–QI)
Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI)

Self–Administered Alcoholism Screening Test (SAAST)
Semi–Structured Assessment for the Genetics of Alcoholism (SSAGA–II)
Severity of Alcohol Dependence Questionnaire (SADQ)
Short Alcohol Dependence Data (SADD)
Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale (SOCRATES)
Steps Questionnaire
Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM (SCID) Substance Use Disorders Module—Adapted for Adolescents
Substance Abuse Module (SAM) Version 4.1
Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI)
Substance Dependence Severity Scale (SDSS)
Substance Use Disorders Diagnostic Schedule (SUDDS–IV)
Surrender Scale

CASAA: Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions

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Instruments from the TCU (Texas Christian University) Institute for Behavioral Research website

TCU Correctional Residential Forms

TCU Methadone Outpatient Forms

TCU Women's and Children Residential Child Info

TCU Women & Children Residential


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