Paulhus Deception Scales

Paulhus Deception Scales

Delroy L. Paulhus, Ph.D.

Age Range 16 and older
Administration Time 5–7 minutes
Administration Type Self-report
Qualification Level B

The PDS is a 40-item instrument that identifies individuals who, when administered instruments,distort their responses. It is designed to be administered concurrently with other instruments.Items are phrased in contemporary, gender-neutral language.

The PDS was normed on 1,457 subjects-441 from the general North American population, 289college students, 603 prison entrants, and 124 military recruits.


Reference Name Price VAT applicable
P-PDS3P PDS QuikScore Forms (25/pkg) £55.00 Yes
P-PDS2P PDS User’s Manual £58.00 No