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Tests, scales, and inventories

Reference list

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., Author, C. C., & Author, D. D. (Year). Title of Test (xx ed.). Publisher.

Folstein, M. F., Folstein, S. E., White, T., & Messer, M. A. (2010). Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE-2): User's manual (2nd ed.). Psychological Assessment Resources.


(Folstein et al., 2010) or Folstein at al. (2010)


  • To cite a test, provide a citation for its supporting literature (e.g. its manuals or the journal article in which it was published). If supporting literature is not available, it is possible to cite the test itself.
  • The title of a test should be capitalised using Title Case.
  • Check the author layout table for citing multiple authors.