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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:
All qualifications for Level B plus an advanced professional degree that provides appropriate training in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

New! The revised 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 new 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 Administration and Scoring Instructions booklet provides information on the development of the Spanish SASSI, detailed instructions on administration and scoring, and guidelines for interpreting the results.
  • The Development and Validation of the Spanish SASSI booklet provides information on the accuracy of the decision rule results, demographic characteristics of the sample, and identification of substance dependence versus abuse.

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