Steve Balsis

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality change precedes clinical diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P98-P101. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint An item response theory analysis of DSM-IV personality disorder criteria across younger and older age groups
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:171-85. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of personality disorders in older adults
    Steve Balsis
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:742-53. 2007
  4. pmc Greater precision when measuring dementia severity: establishing item parameters for the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale
    Deborah A Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:128-34. 2012
  5. pmc Personality disorders in later life: questions about the measurement, course, and impact of disorders
    Thomas F Oltmanns
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 7:321-49. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Challenges associated with a polythetic diagnostic system: criteria combinations in the personality disorders
    Luke D Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX77842 4235, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:886-95. 2010
  7. pmc Self- and informant-reported perspectives on symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder
    Luke D Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Personal Disord 3:140-54. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Revising the personality disorder diagnostic criteria for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (DSM-V): consider the later life context
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:452-60. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic and contextual factors related to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:121-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Gaining precision on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive: a comparison of item response theory-based scores and total scores
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:288-94. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality change precedes clinical diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P98-P101. 2005
    ..Personality changes may aid in the early detection of dementia of the Alzheimer type, which could facilitate early treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint An item response theory analysis of DSM-IV personality disorder criteria across younger and older age groups
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:171-85. 2007
    ..The presence of measurement bias for these criteria raises questions concerning the assessment of PDs in older adults and the interpretation of existing data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis of personality disorders in older adults
    Steve Balsis
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:742-53. 2007
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  4. pmc Greater precision when measuring dementia severity: establishing item parameters for the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale
    Deborah A Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 34:128-34. 2012
    ..However, neither a good set of item parameters nor an easily digestible set of instructions needed to implement this approach is readily available...
  5. pmc Personality disorders in later life: questions about the measurement, course, and impact of disorders
    Thomas F Oltmanns
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 7:321-49. 2011
    ..We review each domain and consider ways in which the study of middle-aged and older adults challenges researchers to evaluate how personality disorders in general are defined and measured...
  6. doi request reprint Challenges associated with a polythetic diagnostic system: criteria combinations in the personality disorders
    Luke D Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX77842 4235, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:886-95. 2010
    ..Implications for the assessment of polythetically defined mental disorders and for the PD proposal for the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are discussed...
  7. pmc Self- and informant-reported perspectives on symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder
    Luke D Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, 4235 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Personal Disord 3:140-54. 2012
    ..These results highlight the importance of gathering informant-reported data in addition to self-reported data when assessing NPD. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  8. doi request reprint Revising the personality disorder diagnostic criteria for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (DSM-V): consider the later life context
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 79:452-60. 2009
    ..This article discusses these limitations and their possible implications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Demographic and contextual factors related to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:121-6. 2011
    ..Understanding where gaps in dementia knowledge exist can guide education initiatives to increase disease awareness and improve supportive services...
  10. doi request reprint Gaining precision on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive: a comparison of item response theory-based scores and total scores
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:288-94. 2012
    ..The present article analyzes problems associated with this approach and offers solutions for gaining measurement precision by modeling how the subscales function...
  11. doi request reprint Personality disorder diagnostic thresholds correspond to different levels of latent pathology
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, TAMU 4235, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    J Pers Disord 25:115-27. 2011
    ..Implications and considerations for the future directions of PD classification are discussed...
  12. pmc An invariant dimensional liability model of gender differences in mental disorder prevalence: evidence from a national sample
    Nicholas R Eaton
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:282-8. 2012
    ..We discuss implications of these findings for understanding gender differences in psychopathology and for classification and intervention...
  13. pmc The Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale: development and psychometric properties
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 49:236-47. 2009
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence for the acceptability, reliability, and validity of the new Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale (ADKS), a content and psychometric update to the Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Test...
  14. doi request reprint When less is more: how fewer diagnostic criteria can indicate greater severity
    Luke D Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Psychol Assess 21:285-93. 2009
    ..Specifically, many response patterns associated with a raw score of 3 (below threshold for the analyzed disorder) indicated greater latent severity than did response patterns associated with a raw score of 4 (at threshold)...

Research Grants1

  1. Assessment of Personality Disorders in Older Adults
    Steve Balsis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from these studies hopefully will lead to better assessment criteria for adults and further understanding of how personality pathology manifests itself in older adults. ..