Dagmar Amtmann, Ph.D.

Dagmar Amtmann, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

  • Kim, J., Chung, H., Amtmann, D., Revicki, D., Cook, KF. (2013). Measurement Invariance of the Pain Interference Item across Community and Clinical Samples. Qual Life Res, 22(3):501-7
  • Irwin, D., Gross, H.E., Stucky, B.D., Thissen, D., DeWitt, M.E., Lai, S.J., Amtmann, D., Khastou, L., Varni, J.W., and DeWalt, D.A. (2012). Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banks. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10:22
  • Bennett, A., Amtmann D., Diehr, P., Patrick, D.L. (2012). Seven day recall of COPD symptoms and impacts is most similar to the average of repeated 24-hour recall. Value Health, 15(3):466-74.
  • Amtmann D., Bamer A.M., Cook K.F., Askew R.L., Noonan V.K., Brockway J.A. (2012). UW-SES: A New Self-efficacy Scale for People with Disabilities. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 93(10): 1757-65.
  • Amtmann, D., Bamer A.M, Noonan V., Kim J., Lang N., Cook K.F. (2012). Comparison of the Psychometric Properties of Two Fatigue Scales in Multiple Sclerosis. Rehabil Psychol. May;57(2):159-66.
  • Yorkston K, Bamer A, Johnson K, & Amtmann D. (2012). Satisfaction with Participation in Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury. Archives of Physical and Medical Rehabilitation, 34(9):747-753.
  • Irwin DE, Gross HE, Stucky BD, Thissen D, Morgan DeWitt E, Lai J-S, Amtmann D, Khastou L, Varni JW, & DeWalt DA. (2012). Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banks. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10:22.
  • Eddy L, Khastou L, Cook KF, Amtmann D. (2011). Item Selection in Self-report Measures for children and Adolescents with Disabilities: Lessons from Cognitive Interviews. J Pediatr Nurs. Dec;26(6):559-65.
  • Amtmann D, Cook KF, Johnson KL & Cella D. (2011). The PROMIS Initiative: Involvement of Rehabilitation Stakeholders in Development and Examples of Applications in Rehabilitation Research. Archives of Physical and Medical Rehabilitation, 92(10 Suppl 1):S12-9.
  • Eddy LL, Khastou L, Cook KF, & Amtmann D. (2011). Issues in the Use of Adult Scales with Children with Disabilities: Lessons from Cognitive Interviews. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26(6):559-65.
  • Cook KF, Choi SW, Johnson KL, & Amtmann D. (2010). Developing Brief Fatigue Short Forms Calibrated to a Common Mathematical Metric: Is Content-Balancing Important? Patient Related Outcome Measures, Aug;(1):65-71.
  • Cella D, Riley W, Stone A, Rothrock N, Reeve B, Yount S, Amtmann D, Bode R, Buysse D, Choi S, Cook K, Devellis R, DeWalt D, Fries JF, Gershon R, Hahn EA, Lai JS, Pilkonis P, Revicki D, Rose M, Weinfurt K, Hays R; PROMIS Cooperative Group. (2010). The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) developed and tested its first wave of adult self-reported health outcome item banks: 2005-2008. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 63(11):1179-94.
  • Amtmann D, Cook K, Jensen M, Chen W, Choi S, Revicki D, Cella D, Rothrock N, Keefe F, Callahan L, & Lai J. (2010). Development of a PROMIS item bank to measure pain interference. Pain, 150(1):173-182.
  • Bamer A, Johnson K, Amtmann D, & Kraft G. (2010). Beyond fatigue: Assessing variables associated with sleep problems and use of sleep medications in multiple sclerosis. Clinical Epidemiology, 2010(2):99-106.
  • Yorkston KM, Johnson K, Boesflug E, Skala J, & Amtmann D. (2010). Communicating about the experience of pain and fatigue in disability. Journal of Quality of Life Research, 19:243-251.
  • Cook KF, Cella D, Boespflug EL. & Amtmann D. (2010). Is Less More? A Preliminary Investigation of Number of Response Categories in Self-Reported Pain. Patient Related Outcomes Measures,1:9-18.
  • Baylor CR, Yorkston KM, Eadie T, Miller RM, & Amtmann, D. (2009). Developing the Communication Participation Item Bank: Rasch analysis results from a spasmodic dysphonia sample. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 52(5):1302-1320.
  • Revicki DA, Chen WH, Harnam N, Cook KF, Amtmann D, & Keefe FJ. (2009). Development and Psychometric Analysis of the PROMIS Pain Behavior Item Bank. Pain, 146(1- 2):158-69.
  • Cook KF, Kallen M, & Amtmann D. (2009). Having a fit: impact of number of items and non-normality on tests of IRT’s unidimensionality assumption. Quality of Life Research, 18(4):447-460.
  • Johnson KL, Bamer AM, Yorkston KM, & Amtmann D. (2009). Use of cognitive aids and other assistive technology by individuals with multiple sclerosis. Disability Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, 4(1):1-8.
  • Chen W-H, Lai J-S, Cook KF, Amtmann D, & Revicki D. (2009). Linking pain items from two studies onto a common scale using item response theory. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 38(4):615-28.
  • Bamer AM, Amtmann D, Ehde D, & Johnson KL. (2008). Anxiety in multiple sclerosis: Prevalence and associated factors in a large community sample. Multiple Sclerosis, 14(S1):S155.
  • Yorkston KM, Kuehn CM, Johnson KL, Ehde DM, Jensen MP, & Amtmann D. (2008). Measuring participation in multiple sclerosis: A comparison of the domains of frequency, importance, and self-efficacy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 30(2):88-97.
  • Kraft GH, Johnson KL, Yorkston K, Amtmann D, Bamer A, Bombardier C, Ehde D, Fraser R, & Starks H. (2008). Setting the agenda for multiple sclerosis rehabilitation research. Multiple Sclerosis, 14(9):1292-7.
  • Bamer A, Johnson K, Amtmann D, & Kraft G. (2008). Prevalence of sleep problems in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis, 14(8):1127-30.
  • Amtmann D, Berninger VW, & Abbott R. (2008). Identifying and predicting classes of response to explicit phonological spelling instruction during independent composing. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 41(3):218-234.


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