LEONARD SIMMS

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Computerized adaptive assessment of personality disorder: introducing the CAT-PD project
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 93:380-9. 2011
  2. pmc Incremental validity of positive and negative valence in predicting personality disorder
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Personal Disord 1:77-86. 2010
  3. doi request reprint On comparing competing structural models of PTSD: comments on Miller et al
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:639-41; discussion 642-4. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Parsing the general and specific components of depression and anxiety with bifactor modeling
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14221, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E34-46. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The big seven model of personality and its relevance to personality pathology
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo 14260, USA
    J Pers 75:65-94. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Bridging the divide: comments on the Restructured Clinical Scales of the MMPI-2
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, NY 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 87:211-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the restructured clinical scales of the MMPI-2
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:345-58. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a computerized adaptive version of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality (SNAP)
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:28-43. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The structure of depression, anxiety and somatic symptoms in primary care
    L J Simms
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14221, USA
    Psychol Med 42:15-28. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the State-Trait Inventory for Cognitive and Somatic Anxiety (STICSA): comparison to the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)
    Daniel F Gros
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:369-81. 2007

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Publications13

  1. pmc Computerized adaptive assessment of personality disorder: introducing the CAT-PD project
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 93:380-9. 2011
    ..The resultant Computerized Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder (CAT-PD) will be well positioned as a measure of the proposed DSM-5 PD traits. Implications for both applied and basic personality research are discussed...
  2. pmc Incremental validity of positive and negative valence in predicting personality disorder
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Personal Disord 1:77-86. 2010
    ..Implications for dimensional models of personality pathology are discussed...
  3. doi request reprint On comparing competing structural models of PTSD: comments on Miller et al
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:639-41; discussion 642-4. 2010
    ..It is premature to declare a winner in the ongoing debate on the merits of these structural models...
  4. ncbi request reprint Parsing the general and specific components of depression and anxiety with bifactor modeling
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14221, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E34-46. 2008
    ..These findings support a hierarchical structure among mood and anxiety symptoms and have important implications for how such disorders are described, assessed, and studied...
  5. ncbi request reprint The big seven model of personality and its relevance to personality pathology
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo 14260, USA
    J Pers 75:65-94. 2007
    ..Implications for the description of normal and abnormal personality are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bridging the divide: comments on the Restructured Clinical Scales of the MMPI-2
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, NY 14260, USA
    J Pers Assess 87:211-6. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the restructured clinical scales of the MMPI-2
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:345-58. 2005
    ..Thus, the RC scales demonstrated several psychometric strengths while utilizing 60% fewer items, but the 2 sets of scales cannot be used interchangeably. Interpretive considerations are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a computerized adaptive version of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality (SNAP)
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:28-43. 2005
    ..These results confirm not only key findings from previous CAT simulation studies of personality measures but extend them for the 1st time to a live assessment setting...
  9. doi request reprint The structure of depression, anxiety and somatic symptoms in primary care
    L J Simms
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14221, USA
    Psychol Med 42:15-28. 2012
    ..Patients often present to primary care settings with a complex mixture of anxiety, depression and somatic symptoms. However, relatively little is known about how somatic symptoms fit into existing dimensional models...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the State-Trait Inventory for Cognitive and Somatic Anxiety (STICSA): comparison to the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)
    Daniel F Gros
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:369-81. 2007
    ..67) and was less strongly correlated with a measure of depression (rs</=.61). These findings suggest that the STICSA may be a purer measure of anxiety symptomatology than is the STAI...
  11. doi request reprint A meta-analytic investigation of the structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms
    Tom Yufik
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, NY, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:764-76. 2010
    ..Results also indicated that the best fitting models were not moderated by measure or sample type. Results are discussed in the context of structural models of PTSD and implications for the diagnostic nosology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS)
    David Watson
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1407, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:253-68. 2007
    ..They show strong short-term stability and display excellent convergent validity and good discriminant validity in relation to other self-report and interview-based measures of depression and anxiety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analyses of posttraumatic stress symptoms in deployed and nondeployed veterans of the Gulf War
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:637-47. 2002
    ..Results are discussed in the context of hierarchical models of anxiety and depression...

Research Grants3