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Adult Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-4

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Identifies an individual's probability of having a substance dependence disorder
Paper and pencil
Age range:
18 years to 73 years
15 minutes
Qualification level:
A degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in psychology, counseling, speech-language pathology, or a closely related field plus satisfactory completion of coursework in test interpretation, psychometrics and measurement theory, educational statistics, or a closely related area; or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

The SASSI-4 helps identify the probability of substance dependence and substance abuse disorders and provides information to help you select appropriate treatment.

Features and benefits

  • Includes a Prescription Drug scale to identify individuals likely to be abusing prescription medications.
  • Screens for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) along the full DSM-5 continuum of severity.
  • Distinguishes likely SUD from other psychological disorders.
  • Identifies the presence or absence of SUD even when other psychological symptoms are present.
  • Subtle items added to the SAT scale enhance SUD identification.

Spanish version of the SASSI-3 is available

  • The Spanish SASSI-3 requires a 5th-grade reading level and takes only 15 minutes to administer and score; validation samples were composed primarily of adult males.
  • The SASSI-3 is available in a U.S. Spanish kit, which includes Administration and Scoring Instructions, Development and Validation of the Spanish SASSI, 25 Spanish Questionnaires and Profiles, Sample Scored Questionnaire and Profile, Scoring Key, and an English translation of the test. The Spanish Questionnaires and Profiles may be purchased separately. These products use U.S. Spanish norms.

Note: Due to licensing restrictions, this product may not be sold in Australia or New Zealand.