Simpsons Psychiatry Test
Using the methodology of Professors Dr. Sarah E. Shea (M.D.), Dr. Kevin Gordon (M.D.), and associates, the characters from The Simpsons can each be linked to a definite psychiatric diagnosis.
Which Simpsons character do you resemble? For each of the following statements, indicate how well it applies to you below.
Question 1 of 35
I have been sad most of my life.
The IDRlabs Simpsons Psychiatry Test (IDR-SPT©) is the property of IDRlabs International. The IDR-SPT utilizes seven characters from the popular Fox Broadcasting Company television series, The Simpsons, but is not associated in any way with The Simpsons or its production companies, 20th Century Fox Television and Gracie Films. This test is neither endorsed by nor affiliated in any way with the creators, producers, or broadcasters of The Simpsons. No infringement on any of the above companies or related individuals is intended by the present test.
This Simpsons Psychiatry Test has been created by professionals experienced in pathological psychology and the diagnostic criteria for psychological diagnoses. While the characters examined within this test are fictional, authentic psychometric items are used to determine each user’s matching character profile. The methodology of the Simpsons Pathology Test was inspired by the original research conducted by Shea, Gordon, Hawkins, Kawchuk, & Smith, as published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
The seven Simpsons characters examined by the present test are Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Moe Szyslak, Mr. Burns, Krusty the Clown, and Nelson Muntz. Each character’s distinct pathological features and accompanying personality profiles were compiled by expert raters with comprehensive understanding of psychological and personality assessments.
The present test was developed by professionals certified in the provision and interpretation of numerous psychological measures, who have worked in fields of psychology including social psychology and personality testing. Free online tests such as the IDR-SPT are intended solely as educational and entertaining first looks at the construct being measured, and should therefore not be thought to provide a definitive answer regarding aspects of one’s personality, character, or psychological state. Though created and statistically validated by professionals, free online tests such as this do not provide professional assessments, test scores, or recommendations of any kind; the results and associated personality snapshots of our free online Simpsons test are provided “as-is.” For more on our Simpsons Pathology Test or our other online psychological tests, please consult our Terms of Service.