Abel Screening, Inc. (ASI) is a psychological testing company founded in 1994. The company has produced a series of psychological tests to prevent child sexual abuse that have been utilized by medical, psychological and criminal justice professionals at over 800 locations in the U.S. The tests include the four Abel Assessment for sexual interest-3 (AASI-3) tests and The Abel-Blasingame Assessment system for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ABID).
The Diana screen is the culmination of 18 years of research headed by Abel Screening, Inc.'s founder and internationally renowned scientist, Gene G. Abel, M.D. The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Dr.Abel funding for six long-term studies to investigate the sexual abuse of women and children and to design new ways to stop it. Dr. Abel has received several awards for his significant achievements in sex research, including the Masters and Johnson Award presented by the society for Sex Therapy and Research. He is a member of the International Academy of Sex Research.
A past President of the National Society for Behavioral Medicine, Dr. Abel is a Distinguished, Lifetime Fellow of the American Psychiatry Association and a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A full professor, he has served on the faculty of several medical schools including Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Emory University Medical School and Morehouse Medical School. He has published over 130 articles in scientific journals. With Nora Harlow, he is the co-author of The Stop Child Molestation Book: What Ordinary People Can Do in Their Everyday Lives to Save Three Million Children.
For more information please visit the Abel Screening website