Benjamin David Schalet

  • 860 Citations
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Research Interests

Dr. Schalet’s research interests include item response theory (IRT), the relationship between personality traits and psychopathology, and the development/treatment of mood disorders. His research has focused on multi-method assessment and how the personality traits of Openness to Experience and Absorption may be related to psychopathology. He has also examined the effects of antidepressants on different symptom clusters in patients with depression and anxiety disorders. He is currently involved in several projects that focus on psychometric linking of multiple patient-reported outcome instruments (PROsetta Stone) and the validation of instruments in the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) in patients with a range of medical conditions.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Northwestern University

… → 2011

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Mental Health
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychology
  • Psychometrics

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Grants 2011 2023

SP0046767 Data Stats Core

Condon, D. M., Gershon, R., Kaat, A. J. & Schalet, B. D.

National Institute on Aging


Project: Research project

Research Personnel
Social Sciences
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Tobacco Use Disorder
Smoking Cessation

Research Output 2009 2019

  • 860 Citations
  • 28 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
Information Systems
Normal Distribution
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Calibration and initial validation of a general self-efficacy item bank and short form for the NIH PROMIS®

Salsman, J. M., Schalet, B. D., Merluzzi, T. V., Park, C. L., Hahn, E. A., Snyder, M. A. & Cella, D., Sep 15 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 9, p. 2513-2523 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Information Systems
Statistical Factor Analysis
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Information Systems
Prostatic Neoplasms
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
2 Citations (Scopus)

PROMIS® Adult Health Profiles: Efficient Short-Form Measures of Seven Health Domains

Cella, D., Choi, S. W., Condon, D. M., Schalet, B., Hays, R. D., Rothrock, N. E., Yount, S., Cook, K. F., Gershon, R. C., Amtmann, D., DeWalt, D. A., Pilkonis, P. A., Stone, A. A., Weinfurt, K. & Reeve, B. B., May 2019, In : Value in Health. 22, 5, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Information Systems
Quality of Life
Information Systems
3 Citations (Scopus)
Information Systems
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Comparative Effectiveness Research