Search level: Targeted limitation to scales or studies. The other search fields are linked to the selection.
Title: Searches in titles of studies or scales.
Person: Search for persons involved in a study. Please use the surname.
Institution: Limitation to studies the institution was involved in (e.g. “DIPF”).
Construct: Search for scales that can be allocated to a certain construct.
Item-Text: Search in full text of assessed items.
Abstract: Search in abstracts indexed for the studies, not available for all studies.
Target group: targeted search for studies concerning a certain group of persons.
Number of items (min/max):
Limitation to a specific number of items of a scale. You can enter a timespan or minimum respectively maximum number of items. Excluded items will not be considered.
Alpha factor of scale:
Limitation to scales above a certain score.
Year (from/until): Refers to search for study. You can enter a timespan or earliest/latest date.
Combination of several search options: several search options are conjoined by AND.
Linking several search terms within a field: If all words are activated (ticked box), all the entered words will be found in the matching entry – AND conjunction. If "all words" are deactivated (box is not ticked), at least one of the search terms will match – OR conjunction.