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Assessment may refer to:

  • Educational assessment, the process of documenting knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs
  • Health assessment, a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of the client and how those needs will be addressed by the healthcare system
  • Library assessment is a process undertaken by libraries to learn about the needs of users (and non-users).
  • Nursing assessment, the gathering of information about a patient's physiological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual status
  • Political assessment, assessment of officeholders for political donations
  • Psychiatric assessment, a process of gathering information about a person within a psychiatric or mental health service with the purpose of making a diagnosis
  • Psychological assessment, an examination into a person's mental health by a mental health professional such as a psychologist
  • Risk assessment, the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and a recognized threat
  • Survey data collection, marketing assessments
  • Tax assessment, value calculated as the basis for determining the amounts to be paid or assessed for tax or insurance purposes
  • Vulnerability assessment, the process of identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing (or ranking) the vulnerabilities in a system, i.e., IT, water purification, transportation.
  • Writing assessment, an area of study within composition studies that looks at the practices, technologies, and process of using writing to assess performance and potential
  • Assessment (journal) (ASMNT), a psychology journal